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WorldRemit Identifies Top 20 Migrant Moments of 2020

December 18, 2020 GMT

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 18, 2020--

Today, WorldRemit, a leading cross-border payments company, celebrates International Migrants Day by announcing its list of the top 20 Migrant Moments of 2020. This list features developments which have had significant impacts on communities across the world. From the first COVID-19 vaccine to the US presidential election to SpaceX - each of these milestones have been influenced by migrants from around the world. 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of International Migrants Day and the 30th anniversary since the adoption by the UN General Assembly of the International Convention on the Protection of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families 1.

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WorldRemit has compiled this list to bring attention to all those who have managed to make a positive difference during this exceptionally challenging year. The company aims to support migrant communities as well as their family and friends every day, whilst celebrating their many successes throughout the year, and for many years to come.

The 2020 list includes:

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To learn more about WorldRemit, please visit www.worldremit.com.

WorldRemit
WorldRemit is a leading global payments company. We disrupted an industry previously dominated by offline legacy players by taking international money transfers online - making them safer, faster and lower-cost. We currently send from 50 to 150 countries, operate in more than 5,000 money transfer corridors worldwide and employ over 1,200 people globally.

On the sending side WorldRemit is 100% digital (cashless), increasing convenience and enhancing security. For those receiving money, the company offers a wide range of options including bank deposit, cash collection, mobile airtime top-up and mobile money.

Backed by Accel, TCV and Leapfrog – WorldRemit’s headquarters are in London, United Kingdom with regional offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Africa, Somaliland, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Belgium.

www.worldremit.com

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CONTACT: WorldRemit

Dorree Gurdak

Media@worldremit.com

KEYWORD: SOUTH AMERICA CENTRAL AMERICA NORTH AMERICA ASIA PACIFIC EUROPE MIDDLE EAST UNITED KINGDOM AFRICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY MOBILE/WIRELESS FINANCE BANKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PHILANTHROPY FUND RAISING OTHER PHILANTHROPY FOUNDATION

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