On October 28-29, in Brussels, the European Union, with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), co-hosted the International Solidarity Conference on the Venezuelan Refugee and Migrant Crisis. Giampaolo Silvestri, AVSI Secretary General, shared the experience of AVSI with Venezuelans in Brazil from the floor.
AVSI is proud to be among the outreach partners in the the BetterTogether Challenge, an initiative launched on October 21 by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
To keep Venezuelan refugees and migrants safe in Ecuador, and to promote integration and peaceful coexistence with the local community, AVSI Ecuador is implementing, in partnership with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the project “Activados.”
“I spent months immobilized. I couldn’t walk or work. I couldn’t even afford to buy candy for my son,” remembers Ibrahim.
On March 23, Operation Welcome celebrated one year of achievements: AVSI manages four humanitarian shelters in Boa Vista, working with 32 professionals and 12 trainees, and benefiting 2,800 refugees.
Bangio Ali, Education Officer with AVSI Kenya, shared her testimonial in the collective brainstorm “Educating Girls”, Organized by leading think-thank Friends of Europe.
EWTN BROADCASTED A SPECIAL ON THE PROJECT THAT PROMOTES ENROLMENT AND THE CREATION OF A SUITABLE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT FOR REFUGEES AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN