Media Centre

Get in touch with UNHCR through our media centre.

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UNHCR spokespeople are available at our headquarters in Geneva as well as here in our Canadian offices to answer media enquiries and provide interviews.

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For information and interview requests: 

In Ottawa for media enquiries:
Melanie Gallant, gallant@unhcr.org, Tel. +1 (613) 850-1268
Gisèle Nyembwe, nyembwe@unhcr.org, Tel. +1 (613)-986-4300

In Montreal for media enquiries:
Emmanuelle Paciullo, paciullo@unhcr.org, Tel. +1 (514) 772-4435

In Toronto for fundraising and private sector partnerships:
Lauren La Rose, larose@unhcr.org, Tel. +1 (416) 926-7967

To contact our Geneva office, please visit the media section of UNHCR’s global website.

For timely updates on social media, follow UNHCR Canada on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest and follow UNHCR Canada’s Representative, Rema Jamous Imseis, on Twitter.

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