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Racia​l Equality Strategy – Public Consultancy

OFMDFM in conjunction with an expert advisory group is to monitor the success of the Racial Equality Strategy and have developed a draft set of Racial Equality Indicators for consultation. This consultation will run concurrently with the main Racial Equality Strategy consultation but is specifically looking at the Racial Equality Indicators. The indicators will take […]

Job opportunity with The North West Migrants Forum

Project coordinator: The North West Migrants Forum is recruiting a project coordinator who will be based in Derry-Londonderry. This is an ideal opportunity for people with experience in community work specifically working with the Black Minority Ethnic communities. The successful candidate will manage and co-ordinate all project activities and staff of the North West Migrants […]

NWMF Events

We are half way through our various activities that seek to build our community to be a coherent and tolerant place. We have programmes tailored to suite multiple ages and cultures. We always have room for our community,to join us, just contact us and our helpful team will get back to you promptly… To see […]

Syrian refugees facing extreme hardship as blizzards hit region

Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees are enduring blizzards, biting winds and freezing rain as the worst winter storm for decades sweeps across the Middle East. Aid agencies are warning of extreme hardship, particularly among families living in flimsy tents. The United Nations has said it is extremely concerned about the plight of refugees. Aid […]

South Africa: Statement By UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres On the Death of Nelson Mandela

PRESS RELEASE It is with very great sadness that I have heard the news of the death of Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa. His extraordinary wisdom, selflessness and compassion not only held South Africa together following the collapse of apartheid, preventing potentially immense displacement, but made him a true global symbol for […]

16 Days of Activism: Countering sexual and gender-based violence across the Congo

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, December 10 (UNHCR) – With sexual and gender-based violence an acute problem in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, UNHCR offices across the country have been spreading awareness about the scourge in a series of events marking the annual 16 Days of Activism against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence. Thousands […]