NEWS FROM REFUNITE
In January 2017, REFUNITE and Radio Ergo launched a campaign to inform the growing number of displaced people within Somalia about the REFUNITE family tracing platform and to help them in the search for their missing loved ones.
REFUNITE has received top category honors for the 2017 Not Impossible Awards at CES 2017, one of the major global consumer electronics and technology tradeshows happening every year in Las Vegas, USA.
Farhiyo and Rahma were separated when war broke out in Somalia in 1991. After 23 years, Rahma received a message from Farhiyo through the REFUNITE platform, and mother and daughter started communicating.
On November 9th, REFUNITE organized a fundraising evening in Copenhagen, Denmark, a yearly event that has become a tradition for our small organization. REFUNITE’s co-founders and brothers, David and Christopher Mikkelsen shared some of the highlights of 2016 and their vision for the next year at REFUNITE.
“A Light in the Dark”: REFUNITE’s Story in the 2016 MIPJ Edition on Refugees, IDPs and Statelessness
REFUNITE is featured in the newly released MIPJ journal on “Refugees, IDPs and Statelessness”. MIPJ is an annual publication at the intersection of media and international relations, focusing on the role of information during and in the aftermath of humanitarian crises.