On December 27, 2016, the New Year was celebrated for refugee children who live on the territory of the Refugee Temporary Residence Center in Odessa. The main organizers of the holiday were the Main Directorate of the Migration Service of Ukraine in the Odesa region and the International Congress for the Protection of the Rights and Freedoms of Citizens “Shield”. The celebration was attended by representatives of the Migration Service of Ukraine from Kyiv, the Head of the Main Directorate of the Migration Service of Ukraine in the Odesa region Pogrebnyak Elena Gennadievna, President of the International Organization “Shield” Daher Saleh Muhamed, Vice-President of the organization “SHIELD” Matyakin Alexander Georgievich, adviser on work with Arab countries Alhamud Hamud, editor-in-chief of the newspaper “Migration” Suprunovsky Ivan Petrovich, as well as the leadership of the Refugee Temporary Residence Center in Odessa. A holiday was organized for children with many gifts and sweets. Many photographs were taken. A smile shone on everyone’s face that day. According to the President of the “Shield” organization, Daher Saleh Muhamed: Joy in the eyes of children is the most important thing in our difficult time. We must try to ensure that every child on earth has a happy and carefree childhood. Everyone can give a piece of warmth, a piece of their soul. Let’s make this world kinder together! May the children be happy! May all the most cherished desires come true in the coming year! The international organization “Shield” will continue to support refugees and displaced persons, as well as fight for world peace.