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UNHCR appreciates the message of Pope Francis highlighting the plight of people who have been displaced within their own country.
A high-level event on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday called for solidarity with people forced to flee Central America and for stronger international backing to address forced displacement in the region.
UNHCR: Alleviating suffering and overcrowding in Greek islands’ reception centres must be part of the emergency response
UNHCR is calling for urgent action to improve conditions and ensure humane solutions for asylum seekers in the Aegean islands.
UNHCR is scaling up efforts to assist displaced families in Sahel, where more than 700,000 people are affected by devastating floods.
UNHCR welcomes a decision by the Dominican Republic to allow the naturalization of around 750 people born and raised in the country.
Time for all nationality laws to uphold women and men’s equality, says UN and civil society leaders.
UN and civil society leaders call for reform of nationality laws that discriminate on the basis of gender during the 75th Annual UNGA.
UNHCR and IOM call for a truly common and principled approach to European migration and asylum policies
On the eve of the launch of the presentation of the European Commission’s new Pact on Migration and Asylum, UNHCR and IOM appeal to the EU.
Mohamed Salah’s message to world leaders at the UN General Assembly: ‘Let’s make sure all children, including refugees, can go to school.’
Filippo Grandi reaffirmed the commitment of UNHCR to providing vital humanitarian assistance to the people of Syria and refugees.
A report released by UNHCR today describes the COVID-19 pandemic as a ‘force multiplier’, increasing the needs of the displaced population.
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