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- Absence of Multilateral Trade System Threatens Sustainable Development, Delegates Stress as Second Committee Takes Up Macroeconomic Policy Questions
- NAG Interior Ministry’s Undersecretary meets with the President of the National Civil Aviation Security Program.
- NAG Minister of Justice meets Deputy Head of the UN Humanitarian Mission in Libya.
- Sarraj meets with Gharyan city’s delegation in Tripoli.
- Third Committee Delegates Applaud Gains in Children’s Access to Health Care, Legal Protections, while Decrying Deadly Impact of Conflict on Their Development
12 Dec 2014
Young Abdu enjoys a walk with his family in the countryside near the German town Wächtersbach, where they were resettled. With cochlear implants and hearing aids, he can now hear almost perfectly.© UNHCR/G.Welters
Refugees from Syria with serious medical conditions are benefiting from resettlement opportunities mainly in Europe, and North and South America.
A pledging conference in Geneva this week sought to increase the number of places available for people seeking refuge from the ongoing civil conflict in Syria which began in 2011.
Alexandra King tells the story of Abdu, a young Syrian boy who was born deaf, and whose life has been turned around since resettling in Germany.