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Aussies for UNHCR help refugees build a better future for themselves

نائومی استیر، مدیر ملی کمیساریای عالی سازمان ملل متحد در امور پناهندگان آسترالیا Source: Australia for UNHCR

Its Refugee Week. Ahead of the week, community prganisation Australia for UNHCR hosted a Refugee Day breakfast in Sydney where more than 400 guests, mainly from the corporate sector, demonstrated their support for the work of the UN's humanitarian agency.Martin Kwakwa was at the meeting, which heard speeches from several VIPs.Australia for UNHCR National Director Naomi Steer was one of the speakers. She spoke with Martin Kwakwa, first on the theme for Refugee Day this year.privileged to attend a World Refugee Day breakfast hosted by Australia for UNHCR in Sydneys central business district, and I watched with amazement how corporate Australia has embraced the work of community organisation Australia for UNHCR. Naomi Steer is the national director of Australia for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agencys national partner in Australia, raising awareness and funds to support UNHCRs global emergency response to humanitarian crises. I began by asking Ms Steer what the theme of this years celebration is

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