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Toast the season with an Armani mug – and raise funds for the UN refugee agency

Legendary Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani is toasting a better future for refugees this festive season with a limited edition of a sleek mug sporting the Chinese character for hope, which he has created to help support the work of the United Nations refugee agency.

UN refugee agency raises nearly $400 million in pledges towards $1.06 billion for 2007

The United Nations refugee agency raised nearly $400 million at a pledging conference yesterday towards the $1.06 billion it is seeking in its initial global appeal for 2007 to assist some 21 million people around the world.

UN refugee agency seeks over $1 billion to aid 21 million people in 2007

The United Nations refugee agency today sought $1.06 billion, a slight decrease over this year’s initial global appeal, to assist some 21 million people around the world in 2007, but it expects to issue a number of supplementary appeals during the year, including for Iraq and south Sudan.