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A Breakthrough for Child Refugees?

The world has come together repeatedly to fight disease and disaster. Now we have to fight for education.

Buried in the declaration from the just-completed fourth United Nations’ Syria Pledging Conference in London is a little publicized but important promise: By next year, every Syrian refugee child will be offered a place in school. The world, at long last, has taken seriously the need to provide education to conflict-affected children. Up to this […]

Reading, Writing and Refugees

While food, medicine and shelter come first, education must be a high priority.

The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS, is working with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the World Food Programme to provide critical relief shipments to thousands of Syrian refugees in Greece and along the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia border. Air shipments of relief supplies, including biscuits, blankets, sleeping mats and solar lanterns arrived […]