Global Trends ReportForced displacement above 68m in 2017, new global deal on refugees critical.

The Global Trends Report was made public on the eve of World Refugee Day on June, 20.

Read the excerpts from the report below. Resource: http://www.unhcr.org/news/press/2018/6/5b27c2434/forced-displacement-above-68m-2017-new-global-deal-refugees-critical.html


Press conference devoted to World Refugee Day"No one chooses to be a refugee, but each of us can choose how to help them." Goodwill Ambassador of UNHCR in the Republic of Belarus, singer Iskui Abalyan.

On 20 June, a traditional press conference dedicated to World Refugee Day was organized at the National Press Center of the Republic of Belarus.



Message of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi20 June- World Refugee Day

Every year on June, 20 the world community marks World Refugee Day. On this day we pay tribute to the resilience of refugees around the world.

See the message of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi!


Exhibition of creative works at FIR BSUOn the eve of World Refugee Day an exhibition of creative works "Refugees: Belarus is our common home" was organized at the Faculty of International Relations of Belarusian State University. Do not miss it! Also in the library of the FIR BSU there is an information stand with relevant literature on the problem of forced migration and refugees.


Training on statelessnessToday, another issue of equal importance with the issue of refugees is the problem of statelessness. In November 2014, UNHCR launched a global campaign #IBelong.

In Belarus there are about 6,000 people who are not citizens of any state. "A stateless person" is a legal term used in such cases.

Let's hear about statelessness in the world and in Belarus. Let's talk about its causes and consequences. Let's find out about the UNHCR global campaign to eliminate statelessness #IBelong. How and what to write about it?


Melitina StanioutaOur photo album is replenished with new photos! On the eve of World Refugee Day, we gathered the brightest moments of the work of CCA "Evrika" with our refugee children. And do not forget that the republican exhibition of children's creative works "We are different, we are together" runs from June, 6 to 30 in the Museum of the History of Minsk, do not miss it!


Work at the trainingTraining on the social, pedagogical and psychological support of students from among refugees, forcibly displaced persons and foreign citizens for pedagogical workers of vocational training institutions became one in a row of the activities organized on the eve of World Refugee Day. The training is designed in two phases, the second part will be held in the autumn of 2018. The first stage of the event took place on May 28-29, 2018 and was organized by the Republican Institute of Vocational Training in cooperation with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Non-Governmental Association for Scientific Research, Information and Educational Programmes “Evolutio” on the basis of the Industrial and Pedagogical College of Minsk.


StatisticsNumber of recognized refugees in the Republic of Belarus — 938 (as of June 1, 2018)


Opening of the ExhibitionThe Representation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the Republic of Belarus (UNHCR) and Centre for Children and Youth Evrika (CCY Evrika) opened today the Exhibition of Children’s Drawings and Posters in the Museum of History of the City of Minsk.


Guests at workTraditionally, number of events dedicated to World Refugee Day are taking place. A seminar for representatives of national communities and journalists was held from May 31 till June 2, 2018. The event was organized by INA "Evolutio" with the support of the UNHCR Office in the Republic of Belarus. There was an active discussion of topical issues of persons under the UNHCR mandate. Together a number of initiatives were developed to attract the attention of modern society to refugees, stateless persons, forced migrants.


Attention!!! Contest!Attention!!! Contest on the best coverage in mass media of the topic "Refugees and Stateless Persons in the Republic of Belarus" is now open for entries!

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2018_05_12_enOn the web-site you can find an electronic version of  N 3-4 - 2017 of the Journal of International Law and International Relations


StatisticsNumber of recognized refugees in the Republic of Belarus — 937 (as of May 1, 2018)


I Summer School on Refugee LawI Summer School on Refugee Law



Participants of the seminarThe final practical seminar in the series of practical seminars for specialists of vocational education institutions “Actual aspects of multicultural education for students of vocational education institutions. Formation of a tolerant attitude towards refugees” was held on the basis of Mogilev State Polytechnic College. The event was organized jointly by UNHCR in Belarus, INA “Evolutio” and the Republican Institute of Vocational Training for specialists of the vocational training of Mogilev and Mogilev region.


StatisticsNumber of recognized refugees in the Republic of Belarus — 937 (as of April 1, 2018)


Work of the CommitteesAnother session of the Model UN at the Faculty of International Relations of the Belarusian State University (FIRMUN) took place from the 5th to the 7th of April. This Model UN was made with the support from the Belarusian State University, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and International Non-governmental Association for Scientific Research, Information and Educational Programme “Evolutio”.


Press event with journalistsOn March 30, 2018, we held another information meeting with journalists. This time the target audience were journalists from Brest and Brest region.


StatisticsNumber of recognized refugees in the Republic of Belarus — 937 (as of March 1, 2018)


Compilation of materialsDear colleagues! As a result of the competition, an electronic compilation of methodological developments "Belarus is a Country of Friendship and National Accord" containing practical exercises on the multicultural education of students and formation of tolerant attitudes towards refugees elaborated by the winners of the Contest was developed. The publication will be useful for a wide range of pedagogical staff of vocational education establishments, as well as other professionals engaged in the development of a tolerant attitude towards refugees and multicultural upbringing of the young generation.


Awarding of the winnersAwarding ceremony of the winners of the Republican Contest of Methodological Developments "Belarus is a Country of Friendship and National Accord" took place!



FIRMUNFIRMUN is open for entry this spring! This time the topic of our conference is “Security as a common responsibility”. We think that our world is going through the hard times. Many conflicts have been ongoing for many decades, while new ones are constantly ignited all around the world. That is why we have come to a consensus, that young, engaged delegates could make their own contributions to discussion of such important agendas within this topic.


Contest of Children Art WorksUNHCR, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, the Center for Supplementary Instruction of Children and Youth "Evrika" announce the beginning of the Annual Contest of Children Creative Art Works "We are different, we are together". Schoolchildren from all over the country are invited to participate, works are accepted until May 1. Share the information with your friends! Read the Terms of Reference here.


Meeting with Amina MohammedOn February 21, 2018 a meeting of the Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina J. Mohammed and representatives of the youth of the Republic of Belarus was held within the framework of the Regional Forum of National Coordinators on Sustainable Development Goals. The meeting was attended by the staff of the INA “Evolutio”. During the meeting youth representatives got the opportunity to participate in the discussion with Amina Mohammed and ask questions of interest.


StatisticsNumber of recognized refugees in the Republic of Belarus — 937 (as of February 1, 2018)


Trip to Belovezhskaya PushchaIt is February outside, and the fabulous New Year's mood is quite far away? See the photoreport from the trip of refugee children to the Belovezhskaya Pushcha organized by our colleagues from the Center "Evrika" supported by Priorbank. Thank you for creating New Year's miracle for children and their parents!

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