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Fondevilla (left), and DOJ State Counsel IV Paulito C. de Jesus (right) joined as members of the Philippine Delegation to the First Global Refugee Forum on 17-18 December 2019 © GenevaPM DFA FINAL STATEMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Global Refugee Forum 17-18 December 2019 | Palais Des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Mister Chair, Mister High Commissioner Excellencies, Colleagues, The Philippines has a long history of taking in refugees no questions asked, stretching back to 1920s with the first White Russians fleeing the Red Revolution in Russia, on to Jews fleeing the Europe-wide Holocaust; then Spanish Republicans fleeing the Fascist victory in the Spanish Civil War; then Chinese Nationalists, along with more White Russians fleeing the Red victory in China. (...) With the rest of the civilized world the Philippines shares its unwavering commitment to attain a world that respects the rights of every individual with or without a country because we are all citizens of humanity.
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Score: 1105636.9 - https://www.unhcr.org/ph/17185-grf19-ph.html
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In the last twenty years we have won memorable victories of the human spirit over strong and ancestral enemies. (...) But I also am aware that the advances we have achieved in the direction of liberty, dignity and wellbeing of human beings are no more than small victories in a long and epic battle. The road toward the full realization of humanity has barely begun and the obstacles toward that realization are growing. (...) In this conflict, the victories of the human spirit, as much as they be certain, are always incomplete, gradual, tentative, and subject to regression.
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Score: 1100829.7 - https://www.un.org/webcast/ga/61/pdfs/costa_rica-e.pdf
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Locsin Jr., in his keynote speech at the event at the United Nations in New York, said, “It is a great moral victory that recognizes every life saved as immeasurably valuable for containing the infinite possibilities of a single human life.” © DFA / New York PM Holocaust survivor Ralph Preiss who fled to Philippines with his parents and lived there for a number of years: “I was able to escape Germany with (my) parents because of the Open Door policy practiced by Commonwealth of the Philippines President Manuel Quezon despite U.S. (...) He said, “In this time of rising anti-Semitism, this story of my country’s Open Doors Policy shows how plain decency can triumph over raging prejudice — which seems so irresistible when all we have to counter it is the soft quality of caring. It is a great moral victory that recognizes every life saved as immeasurably valuable for containing the infinite possibilities of a single human life.” (...) Fondevilla, and mentions the Philippines’ “unwavering commitment to attain a world that respects the rights of every individual with or without a country because we are all citizens of humanity”.     >> Read the full statement   Share on Facebook Share on Twitter   Who we are What We Do Where We Work Media Centre Get Involved Campaigns © UNHCR 2001-2022 Terms & Conditions Privacy Notice Careers Internships at UNHCR Contact Us Get Involved Follow
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Score: 1100055.7 - https://www.unhcr.org/ph/17553-jewish-refugees.html
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The sheer scale of the diary – that it covers almost every day of the war – makes it a truly comprehensive account, albeit from the perspective of a single individual, and is perhaps why it has proved to be a key part of the documentary evidence. (...) Arguably the most controversial general in the history of the British Army, at the end of the war Haig was considered something of a national hero, not least for the part he played in delivering victory in the battles which finally brought the war to an end. (...) In many ways the Western Front captures the essence of what the war was: one of attrition, where the wearing down of one’s enemy in every aspect was the only way to deliver victory and bring an end to the conflict. Since the end of the war, the Western Front has in popular terms, rightly or wrongly been seen as the epitome of everything that the First World War was about.
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Score: 1099976.5 - https://en.unesco.org/sites/default/files/uk_haig_eng.pdf
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UN envoy hails opening of ICC trial against Congolese rebel leader as ‘victory for survivors’ | | 1UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Urdu Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search Search Advanced Search Main navigation Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Audio and Subscription Audio Hub Subscribe UN envoy hails opening of ICC trial against Congolese rebel leader as ‘victory for survivors’ ICC-CPI Bosco Ntaganda at the opening of his trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, on 2 September 2015. Facebook Twitter Print Email UN envoy hails opening of ICC trial against Congolese rebel leader as ‘victory for survivors’ 2 September 2015 As the International Criminal Court (ICC) trial of Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda opened today, the UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict said that it served as a powerful reminder to military leaders accused of similar acts that justice will ultimately prevail. Zainab Hawa Bangura called the ICC trial, which opened today in The Hague, Netherlands, “a victory for survivors of the savage attacks allegedly perpetrated under Mr.
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Score: 1098639.6 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2015/09/507872
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The failure to do so would compromise our ability to effectively combat terrorism and might be perceived as a de facto victory by the terrorist organizations throughout the world. (...) As Winston Churchill said, "Victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival."
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Score: 1085571.7 - https://www.un.org/en/ga/sixth...ments/int_terrorism/israel.pdf
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WHO | Landmark legal victory for public health and a major setback for the tobacco industry Access Home Alt+0 Content Alt+2 Search Navigation Home Convention Protocol Secretariat Treaty instruments Coordination platform Reporting Media centre Language عربي 中文 English Français Русский Español Menu News stories Previous years Press releases Media briefings Events Past events Videos Landmark legal victory for public health and a major setback for the tobacco industry Press release 10 June 2020 Today we are celebrating a major victory for public health and tobacco control. (...) "This decision represents a landmark victory for global health and a major setback for the tobacco industry.
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Score: 1085571.7 - https://www.who.int/fctc/media...ry-tobacco-plain-packaging/en/
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We instill in our children-girls and boys alike - the sacred principle that the individual is the means and the end of all human endeavor. (...) The valiant people of the south scored victory at long last over their Israeli aggressors who were defeated and had to withdraw. Let us all salute the people of Lebanon, the women of Lebanon, the South of Lebanon and the victory of Lebanon. May God assist us in realizing the aspirations of women, societies and mankind.
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Score: 1082788.1 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...ing+5stat/statments/syria7.htm
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UNHCR - Refugees help French town to victory in cricket tournament Donate Do you need help? (...) Media centre Refworld Data Supply Chain Careers Share this page: About Us Figures at a Glance The High Commissioner Who We Help Where We Work History of UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award The 1951 Refugee Convention Governance and Oversight Prominent Supporters UNHCR Multi-Country Representation in Canberra Evaluation Service Emergencies Ukraine emergency Afghanistan emergency Ethiopia Tigray emergency Burundi situation COVID-19 pandemic Central African Republic situation DR Congo emergency Displacement in Central America Nigeria emergency Rohingya emergency Sahel emergency South Sudan emergency Syria emergency Venezuela situation Yemen emergency What We Do The Global Compact on Refugees Tackling sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment Advocacy Asylum and Migration Cash-Based Interventions Coordinating Assistance Education Ending Statelessness Environment, Disasters and Climate Change Innovation Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Protection Public Health Safeguarding Individuals Shelter Solutions News and Stories Media Centre News Releases Newsletter: The Refugee Brief Stories Special Features Announcements Our Partners Governments Non-Governmental Organizations Private sector Sport partners UN and International Institutions Additional partnerships Get Involved World Refugee Day Aiming Higher Youth with Refugees Art Contest Sign up and stay informed Model UN Refugee Challenge Human lives, Human rights Global UNHCR search Search UNHCR Close search   Home News and Stories News Refugees help French town to victory in cricket tournament A French cricket team, which includes refugees and asylum-seekers, has won an international championship in France.
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UNHCR - Refugees help French town to victory in cricket tournament Donate Do you need help? (...) Media centre Refworld Data Supply Chain Careers Share this page: About Us Figures at a Glance The High Commissioner Who We Help Where We Work History of UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award The 1951 Refugee Convention Governance and Oversight Prominent Supporters Resources for asylum-seekers in the United States Evaluation Service Attorney Resources Emergencies Afghanistan emergency Ethiopia Tigray emergency Burundi situation Coronavirus outbreak Central African Republic situation DR Congo emergency Displacement in Central America Nigeria emergency Rohingya emergency Sahel emergency South Sudan emergency Syria emergency Venezuela situation Yemen emergency What We Do The Global Compact on Refugees Our fight against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment Advocacy Asylum and Migration Cash-Based Interventions Coordinating Assistance Education Ending Statelessness Environment, Disasters and Climate Change Innovation Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Protection Public Health Safeguarding Individuals Shelter Solutions News and Stories Media Centre News Releases Newsletter: The Refugee Brief Stories Special Features This Land is Your Land Our Partners Government partners Non-Governmental Organizations Private sector Sport partners UN and International Institutions Additional partnerships Get Involved World Refugee Day Aiming Higher Youth with Refugees Art Contest Sign up and stay informed Model UN Refugee Challenge Global UNHCR search Search UNHCR Close search   Home News and Stories News Refugees help French town to victory in cricket tournament A French cricket team, which includes refugees and asylum-seekers, has won an international championship in France.
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Score: 1082788.1 - https://www.unhcr.org/news/lat...ictory-cricket-tournament.html
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