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Today, on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, warns of life-threatening gaps in assistance to victims of trafficking.
Former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Jean-Pierre Hocké, who led the UNHCR from 1986 to 1989, passed away on Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland.
UNHCR is deeply saddened by the tragic deaths of six Rohingya refugees as three days of heavy monsoon rains pelted massive refugee sites.
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, a key international treaty establishing the rights of people forced to flee.
UNHCR is extremely worried about the fate of thousands of Eritrean refugees currently trapped in two refugee camps in the Tigray region.
UNHCR is increasingly concerned by the instrumentalization of refugees and migrants by states apparently to achieve political ends.
As the impact of COVID-19 worsens conditions for displaced Syrians, UNHCR calls for support for the displaced and their choices.
Three Refugee Olympic athletes bound for Canada to pursue their postsecondary education after Tokyo Games
Three athletes from the Refugee Olympic Team have been offered admission to Sheridan College through a new complementary pathway of WUSC’s long-standing Student Refugee Program.
Celebrating the 29 refugee athletes competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, UNHCR’s Filippo Grandi sent today a personal message
As attacks on civilians and security forces by jihadist groups in Burkina Faso become more frequent and increasingly violent, UNHCR,
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