Afghan refugees

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  • WFP Representative in Iran Negar Gerami (R), and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun 2019-05-04 21:06

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    WFP Iran, S. Korea join hands to build refugees’ self-reliance 

    TEHRAN — On Wednesday the Republic of Korea made a generous contribution of $2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to build refugees’ self-reliance through vocational training in Iran.

  • Ryu Jeong-Hyun, Korean Ambassador to Iran, (R) and WFP Representative in Iran, Negar Gerami 2019-05-01 20:18

    WFP Iran welcomes $2 million contribution from the republic of Korea

    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a US$2 million contribution from the Republic of Korea to support over the coming two years 30,000 of the most vulnerable Afghan refugees living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) summit 2018-11-11 21:27

    Iran’s support for refugee students unnoticed, says minister

    TEHRAN — Iranian Education Minister Mohammad Bat’haei regretted that Iran is receiving limited coverage for its support for refugee students from international entities.

  • H.E. Ambassador of The Republic of Korea, Ryu Jeong-hyun (R), and UNHCR Acting Representative, Iryna Korenyak 2018-10-28 17:22

    Korea continues to support humanitarian assistance to Afghan refugees in Iran

    The government of the Republic of Korea has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic of Iran through the signing of a new Letter of Understanding (LoU) with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iran on October 15, 2018.

  • Afghan refugees 2018-09-05 21:29

    Iran needs more help to support Afghan refugees – UNHCR chief

    Iran continues to set a global example through its progressive and inclusive refugee policies, but the country needs more support hosting one of the largest refugee populations in the world, said UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi during a three-day visit.

  • Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran, Negar Gerami 2018-08-26 09:29

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Global community should help Iran address refugee issues: S. Korean envoy

    Korea contributes $2.2m to WFP to support 30,000 Afghan refugees living in Iran

    TEHRAN — The issue of refugees in Iran is not the problem of a certain country, so definitely they need the assistance from the global community, ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun, said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.

  • Republic of Korea donates $2.2m to support refugees in Iran 2018-08-20 17:27

    Republic of Korea donates $2.2m to support refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Republic of Korea made a US$2.2 million multi-year contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) during a signing ceremony to support 30,000 of the most vulnerable Afghan refugees living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran, here on Monday.WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran, Negar Gerami, and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun, attended the ceremony. Tehran Times / Mohammad Khodabakhsh

  • ‘Iran among top host countries for refugee students’ 2018-08-09 09:17

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    ‘Iran among top host countries for refugee students’

    450,000 foreign national students studying in Iran

    TEHRAN — Over the past 4 decades Iran has been faced with crowds of refugees due to the wars and conflicts in the region and currently Iran is among the countries with the highest refugee population and refugee students, deputy for international affairs department of the Ministry of Education said.

  • One million refugees would pour into Europe if Iran hangs back: minister 2018-07-03 21:15

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    One million refugees would pour into Europe if Iran hangs back: minister

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Tuesday “if we close our eyes for 24 hours, one million refugees who are inside Iran will leave for Europe via our western borders.”

  • Pakistan 2018-07-03 09:41

    Pakistan grants ‘interim’ extension of three months to 1.4 million Afghan refugees

    Pakistan has extended the stay of nearly 1.4 million registered Afghan refugees by granting them three-month ‘interim’ extension till September 30, said a statement issued by the Pakistan government.

  • fazli 2018-06-25 20:46

    Seeing them home safely

    Iran urges UN, EU to help Afghan refugees go home after 4 decades

    TEHRAN - Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Monday that the United Nations and the European Union should provide the ground and help the Afghan refugees return to their country voluntarily.

  • Reza Behbudi (L) and Baran Kowsari act in a scene from “Cape”. 2018-03-03 18:28

    “Cape” writer denies racism

    TEHRAN – Hamidreza Bababeigi, the writer of Hossein Kondori’s movie “Cape”, has denied that any racist attitude exists in the film, which has provoked accusations of racism from a group of Afghan refugees living in Iran.