Global Advocacy

This World Refugee Day, Calling on the Global Jewish Community to Act

Jun 17, 2020

The #70 million campaign will mobilize Jews to donate, raise awareness, volunteer, and advocate in support of some of the globe’s most vulnerable people.

VIDEO: Refugees Join the Global Fight Against COVID-19

Jun 15, 2020

Every year on World Refugee Day, June 20, we recognize the struggles and strength of the millions of refugees around the world. This year we also show how their strength can help others, as the world struggles through a pandemic.
A refugee chid is given a face mask in the Moria refugee camp in Greece.

As COVID-19 Responses Threaten Refugee Rights, HIAS Pushes Back

Mar 30, 2020

As HIAS staff members around the world find safe ways to deliver vital services and care for clients, they are also fighting for the needs and rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the countries where HIAS operates.

HIAS Greece Urges Government to Help Refugees and Asylum Seekers Amid COVID-19

Mar 24, 2020

HIAS has joined other leading humanitarian agencies in calling for moving asylum seekers to safety and an immediate hotspot decongestion to address COVID-19

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International Community Meets to Help Refugees

Dec 12, 2019

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

Celebrating World Refugee Day 2019

Jun 24, 2019

On World Refugee Day all over the world, HIAS and its supporters took part in celebrations of refugees.
Raphael and the Pope. (Servizio Fotografico - Vatican News)

Waiting in the Rain for the Pope

May 17, 2019

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.

Looking Back at 2018, Hoping for Peace in 2019

Dec 20, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, HIAS continues to stand for welcome.

UN Approves Global Compact on Refugees

Dec 18, 2018

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

HIAS Heads to Geneva to Talk International Refugee Protections

Jun 29, 2018

"Let’s put more resources in education, in employment, in giving opportunities to people so that they don’t unnecessarily need to move.”

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