Topic: Global Advocacy

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Dec 12, 2019

International Community Meets to Help Refugees

Dec 12, 2019

International Community Meets to Help Refugees Next week, the international refugee assistance community, leaders from government, business and other will gather in Geneva for the inaugural Global Refugee Forum.

Jun 24, 2019

Celebrating World Refugee Day 2019

Jun 24, 2019

Celebrating World Refugee Day 2019 On World Refugee Day all over the world, HIAS and its supporters took part in celebrations of refugees.

May 17, 2019

Waiting in the Rain for the Pope

May 17, 2019

Waiting in the Rain for the Pope I was invited as a representative of HIAS to the Vatical to speak at an interfaith conference on how organizations respond, cooperate, and advocate in support of refugees. And I met the Pope.

Dec 20, 2018

Looking Back at 2018, Hoping for Peace in 2019

Dec 20, 2018

Looking Back at 2018, Hoping for Peace in 2019 As 2018 draws to a close, HIAS continues to stand for welcome.

Dec 18, 2018

UN Approves Global Compact on Refugees

Dec 18, 2018

UN Approves Global Compact on Refugees This week in Geneva, the Global Compact on Refugees was endorsed with overwhelming support by members of the United Nations General Assembly.

Jun 29, 2018

HIAS Heads to Geneva to Talk International Refugee Protections

Jun 29, 2018

HIAS Heads to Geneva to Talk International Refugee Protections "Let’s put more resources in education, in employment, in giving opportunities to people so that they don’t unnecessarily need to move.”

Jun 20, 2018

Open Letter – Stand up with Hungary for a #WelcomingEurope!

Jun 20, 2018

Open Letter – Stand up with Hungary for a #WelcomingEurope! Hundreds of organisations across Europe have joined We Are a Welcoming Europe – the first ECI on migration.

Jun 19, 2018

New Record Number of Refugees Brings Urgent Need for Solutions

Jun 19, 2018

New Record Number of Refugees Brings Urgent Need for Solutions Two-thirds of all refugees come from five countries: Syria, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Myanmar, and Somalia.

Apr 5, 2018

An Open Letter Concerning the Safety and Future of African Asylum Seekers

Apr 5, 2018

An Open Letter Concerning the Safety and Future of African Asylum Seekers In an open letter, 11 American Jewish organizations urge Prime Minister Netanyahu to pursue a humane solution for the 39,000 asylum seekers currently within Israel's borders.

Mar 28, 2018

Ahead of Passover, Jews Rally for African Asylum Seekers

Mar 28, 2018

Ahead of Passover, Jews Rally for African Asylum Seekers On the evening of Tuesday, March 27, dozens of American Jews gathered outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C. to show solidarity with African asylum seekers in Israel facing deportation.