Refugees of the Syrian Civil War Current Affairs, GK & News

Nansen Award

Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel recently received the Nansen Refugee Award. Key facts Ex-German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the UNHCR Nansen Award for providing asylum for refugees while in office. While Merkel was the Chancellor in 2015 and 2016, Germany welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees and asylum seekers, especially from Syria. The UNHCR recognized ..

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UN asks Countries to Repatriate Children from Syria

The United Nations counter terrorism chief have asked the countries to repatriate the 27,000 children who are stranded in massive camp in north-eastern Syria. Many of the children are sons and daughters of Islamic State extremists who controlled the large swathes of Iraq and Syria. What are the concerns? Horrific situation of the children in ..

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Beirut venue of Arab Economic And Social Development Summit 2019

The Arab Economic and Social Development Summit held in the Lebanese capital Beirut, in which the Arab leaders and officials issued a joint statement called Beirut Declaration. The declaration calls for the establishment of an Arab free trade zone. It also urged the International community to support nations hosting Syrian refugees and take steps to ..

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Mohamad Al Jounde honoured with International Children’s Peace Prize 2017

Mohamad Al Jounde (16) from Syria has been honoured with the International Children’s Peace Prize 2017 for his efforts to ensure the rights of Syrian refugee children. Al Jounde, a refugee of the Syrian civil war, set up a school together with his family in a Lebanese refugee camp that currently provides 200 children with ..

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