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The Urgency of Refugee Education

Posted by hkarner - 15. September 2017

Filippo Grandi is United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Of the 17.2 million refugees that the UN Refugee Agency seeks to protect, roughly half are school-age children. But while conflict and violence is robbing them of their childhoods, many are also being denied a future, largely as a result of the international community’s unfulfilled commitments to funding education for the displaced.

GENEVA – The world’s refugee crisis is most often measured in numbers. But for young refugees missing out on an education, the crisis can also be tracked by an irreversible metric: the passage of time. Of the 17.2 million people that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (the UN Refugee Agency) is responsible for protecting, roughly half are under the age of 18, meaning that an entire generation of young people, already robbed of their childhood, could lose out on a future as well.

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EU Looks to Champion Free Trade in Wake of ‘America First’

Posted by hkarner - 15. September 2017

Date: 14-09-2017
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Bloc’s top executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, wants to strike a number of trade deals before his terms ends in 2019

Despite the free-trade push, Jean-Claude Juncker also wants to screen foreign investments to protect European companies from Chinese acquisitions.

The European Union’s top executive called for the bloc to expand its economic links from Asia Pacific to Latin America, articulating the EU’s ambition to champion free trade in the wake of President Donald Trump’s “America First” policies. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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