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Global Refugee Forum: UEFA’s commitment to inclusion!

The Global Refugee Forum, organised by the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR, is the world’s largest international gathering on refugee matters. Taking place every four years, it provides the opportunity for states, and stakeholders such as sports organisations, to pledge tangible contributions toward providing hope for people who are forcibly displaced, …

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UEFA & UNHCR to stage the second edition of the EURO UNITY CUP on June 28 in Frankfurt!

After the resounding success of the first edition of the EURO UNITY CUP in Switzerland last year, UEFA and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are proud to use the power of football to strengthen ties between host communities and displaced people once more. This year’s EURO UNITY CUP will take …

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AS Roma & UNHCR unite again to support Ukraine’s women & children!

AS Roma and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have joined forces once more in support of women and children from Ukraine who have been affected by the war. The players will wear a UNHCR patch on their shirts when they play Juventus in Serie A at the …

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The FC Barcelona Foundation and UNHCR unite for the rights of refugee children worldwide!

For the first time, the UNHCR logo will appear on the jerseys of FC Barcelona’s first men’s and women’s soccer team and on that of the Barça Genuine Foundation team from July 2022 (it will be located on the back of the jersey, below the player’s number). This is part …

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AS Roma launches relief efforts for Ukrainian children alongside UNHCR!

AS Roma has begun providing aid and assistance to Ukrainian children affected by the war, supporting the UNHCR’s relief efforts via a number of new initiatives. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has put into place a programme of relief efforts to protect and help refugees in areas …

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UEFA & UNHCR team up to congratulate UEFA Football & Refugees Grant Scheme winners!

To mark World Refugee Day, UEFA and UNHCR recognise six national associations who have helped refugees integrate into society. UEFA, European football’s governing body and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, teamed up on Monday to recognise six European national football associations for their success in using the game’s unifying power …

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UEFA and Office of the UNHCR establish Cooperation Protocol!

The Protocol commits the two organisations to establish long-term initiatives to support refugees and forcibly displaced people by harnessing the transformative power of football to assist and uphold their rights and strengthen their integration in their host communities. The partnership will also encourage close cooperation on the ground between UEFA’s …

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Football coaching camp boosts social cohesion for refugee communities!

The power of football to promote social cohesion and empower vulnerable refugee communities was further emphasised in Lebanon with the recent conclusion of the Young Coach Education Programme Lebanon 2017/18. The first-of-its-kind six-month long coaching course was brought to fruition thanks to a global partnership between the Asian Football Confederation’s …

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UNHCR becomes AFC social responsibility partner!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) yesterday; June 19 signed a partnership agreement with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Malaysia. Cooperation between the two organisations will take place under auspices of the recently launched AFC Dream Asia Foundation. The signing ceremony took place at the AFC House …

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