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Eager for career opportunities, 122 youths graduate from skills training programme UNHCR and partner Inspire Pakistan provide education, livelihoods training to refugee and Pakistani students RAWALPINDI – (VOM) : UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and Inspire Pakistan held a graduation ceremony for the first intake of Afghan refugees and Pakistani students of the Urban Cohesion...

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Govt, UNHCR verify 1.3 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan ISLAMABAD, (VOM) – The Government of Pakistan, with the support of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, completed the verification of some 1.3 million registered Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan. The Documentation Renewal and Information Verification Exercise, known as DRIVE, was aimed at updating and verifying the...

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*UNHCR and China’s support of neonatal intensive care for Pakistani and refugee mothers and newborns* ISLAMABAD – UNHCR, with support from the Government of China, has completed the transfer of a consignment of emergency medical equipment to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of the Polyclinic Hospital in Islamabad. Twenty-three pieces of equipment were transferred...

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Afghan refugee doctor dares women and girls to dream   Islamabad :  Doctor Saleema Rehman is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR’s annual Nansen Refugee Award for her dedication to promoting girls’ education in her community and for her contribution to Pakistan’s COVID-19 response. Two decades ago, Seleema Rehman was one of only a...

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Afghan doctor in Pakistan wins the regional Nansen Refugee Award Islamabad, – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is pleased to announce Dr. Saleema Rehman as this year’s regional winner of the Nansen Refugee Award in the Asia region. Dr. Rehman is a 29-year-old Afghan refugee doctor, serving local communities and refugees in Pakistan. UNHCR’s Nansen...

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*Foreign Minister discusses the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees* Islamabad : Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Mr. Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on the side-lines of the 76th session of UN General Assembly in New York. The Foreign Minister emphasized the need for sustained...

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ISPR & UNHCR

ISPR His Excellency Mr Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security, current situation in Afghanistan & collaboration in humanitarian assistance were discussed. COAS reiterated the need for convergence of global efforts...

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PoR card renewal, verification exercise for Afghan refugees postponed due to COVID-1 ISLAMABAD – The Government of Pakistan, together with UNHCR, has decided to temporarily postpone the commencement of the “Documentation Renewal and Information Verification Exercise” (DRIVE) due to a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The card renewal and verification exercise for Afghan refugees...

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UNHCR continue fostering educational opportunities for Afghan refugees PESHAWAR: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is committed to providing quality education for Afghan refugees. In line with UNHCR’s international and national education policies, qualified teachers were hired to deliver quality education in refuge villages. This helps improve educational opportunities and services for Afghan refugees living in...

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*UNHCR organizes activities to mark International Women’s Day* ISLAMABAD– UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency marks International Women’s Day in Pakistan with a number of activities jointly organized with refugees, UN Women and other partners. March 8 is a day celebrating the achievements of women globally and raising awareness about the importance of gender equality. In...