"Jobs mean dignity" says new refugee chief visiting camps

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi meets with a family at Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan. UNIFEED (video capture)

"Jobs mean dignity" the new head of the UN Refugee Agency, has been telling Syrians who have been forced to flee their country.

On his first official overseas trip as UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi spoke to refugees in Turkey and Jordan about their plight.

In Turkey, he praised new government regulations which will allow many of those people to apply for work permits.

Matthew Wells has more.

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