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The Change for Good programme, a project by which major airlines collect and donate leftover foreign currency from passengers returning home, has raised over $USD 70 million for programmes benefitting children. The alliance is designed to collect unused currency from passengers and convert spare... More
By: Claire Palmer, UNHCR London
Lebara, one of Europe’s leading telecommunications operators for migrant communities, has partnered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to support vital education and protection measures to children in Colombia, Ghana, India, Pakistan, the... More
UNFPA and Intel have partnered to strengthen the skills of midwives and community health workers through technology and training materials. The aspects of this partnership, including the role of under the Intel 1Mx15 Health initiative and the Intel skoool™ Healthcare Education Platform are... More
Qatar Olympic Committee and UNODC – broadening horizons and fighting drug abuse through the Global Sport Fund
The GSF exists to create reasonable opportunities for youth between the ages of 11 and 17 years, residing in countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean and Central Europe, to use sport to help improve physical and mental health, reinforce positive social skills, and shield them from... More
In 2008, BBVA and Spain for UNHCR signed a three-year cooperation agreement under which BBVA committed to finance the access to education of refugee and displaced children.
For a third consecutive year, BBVA, in cooperation with Spain for UNHCR and the Madrid town council, invited its... More
H&M has had a partnership with UNICEF since 2004 and has supported several UNICEF projects throughout the years. The projects have focused on education for girls, HIV/AIDS prevention in Cambodia and children’s rights in Uzbekistan. H&M has also contributed to UNICEF’s disaster relief work... More
MADRID, Spain, January 26 (UNHCR) – A close partner of the UN refugee agency has persuaded some of Spain's top artists to support an exhibition and online auction to raise money to tackle malnutrition among young refugees in four African countries.
The Spanish Committee for UNHCR, with the... More
Collaborating with the business sector is pursued in population programme activities where there are important linkages for example with social sector marketing in reproductive health and family planning. Social marketing activities are taking place in a number of countries, including Haiti,... More
UNCTAD conducts forum, which brought together experts from governments, non-governmental organizations and academia, as well representatives of women's and business associations and women entrepreneurs, examined the impact of recent multilateral trade agreements, women's relative inability to... More
Within the framework of the UNESCO Co-Sponsored Fellowships Scheme, a joint programme has been launched with L’ORÉAL with a view to promoting the contribution of young women - from all over the world – in research developments in the field of life sciences. L’ORÉAL has renewed its generous offer of... More