World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day: Taking Steps for the Globally Displaced

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What if San Francisco was suddenly empty? Or New York City? Or both? Imagine over 9 million people fleeing their homes, families and friends, schools, and jobs—leaving two of the United States’ most populous cities nearly empty. Our world would look different—we would notice and want to know what’s going on. We would want to help.

IOC Announces List of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders Aiming to Be Part of IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Released the List of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders Who Are Aiming to Be Part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020. They Are Competing in Eight Sports. This Announcement Came on World Refugee Day

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Released the List of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders Who Are Aiming to Be Part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020. They Are Competing in Eight Sports. This Announcement Came on World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day: An Opportunity to Change the Narrative

By: Samantha Joseph, Account Manager
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I was standing in the medical container of the refugee camp in Greece where I was volunteering when all the sudden, I heard shouting and saw dozens of people running towards me. In the chaos, it was very difficult to tell what had happened and who was hurt. Two children were passed to our nurses and I could see they were severely burned. A woman was laid down at our door unconscious, a man was screaming. Someone finally translated – a gas cooker had exploded inside of a tent where a mother, father and two of their three children were sitting.

eBay, Public Art Fund, and Ai Weiwei Partner for World Refugee Day with an Exclusive Sale of Artworks

Proceeds benefit Public Art Fund, USA for UNHCR, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
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Artist and activist Ai Weiwei and leading arts non-profit Public Art Fund are partnering for a second time with eBay to exclusively release a series of six powerful new works of art for charity on June 20, World Refugee Day. The six works are compelling portraits of refugees: a remarkable and timely expression of the artist’s work surrounding this global humanitarian crisis. There are 500 editions of each of the six banners, available for $750 each.

Home Safe Home: 7 Companies Standing #WithRefugees

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In recent years, the refugee crisis has expanded to unprecedented levels, with nearly 1 in 100 people worldwide displaced from their homes. Amidst a widespread perception of federal inaction, companies and NGOs have seen an increasing demand from consumers to step up and do their part to make a difference. In fact, more than two-thirds of consumers cited immigration as a top priority for companies to take the lead on.

Support to Human Rights and Refugee Causes via Corporations Increases Almost 40 Fold Following Travel Ban

Donations Remain Nearly 6 Times Above Yearly Average Ahead of World Refugee Day
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CALGARY, AB, June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - This World Refugee Day, Benevity, the market leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software,

ManpowerGroup Committed to Helping Refugees Rebuild Their Lives as World Refugee Day is Marked Across the Globe

ManpowerGroup Operations Worldwide Develop Skills, Connect Refugees with Meaningful Work
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MILWAUKEE, June 20, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, is committed to empowering refugees across the globe by helping them develop their skills and connecting them with employment as today marks World Refugee Day, a global event launched to recognize the plight faced by approximately 42.5 million refugees, internally displaced and stateless people.

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