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UN Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees calls for joint action to address shifting challenges of mixed movements in the Americas
Shifting trends in displacement are posing increasing challenges in the Americas that require coordinated regional responses, UNHCR, UN Refugee Agency, Assistant High Commissioner for Operations Raouf Mazou said after concluding a two-week trip to the region.
UNHCR and IOM appeal for urgent disembarkation of all stranded refugees and migrants in central Mediterranean
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), continue to urge European governments to swiftly offer a place of safety and allow the immediate disembarkation of nearly 600 people who remain on NGO vessels after being rescued in Maltese and Libyan search and rescue (SAR) zones on the Central Mediterranean.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi is urging global leaders to curb the most devastating humanitarian consequences of the climate crisis and avert a catastrophic future for millions of displaced people.
Stronger efforts are needed to resolve the plight of those who lack a nationality, urged UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, today on the 8th anniversary of UNHCR’s global #IBelong Campaign to End Statelessness.
Amid a devastating humanitarian and security crisis in Haiti, UNHCR is today calling on States in the region and beyond to suspend the forced return of Haitians to their country.
UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner urges strong international support for Burundian refugees to return, rebuild their lives
During her first visit to Burundi, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Kelly T. Clements urged for increased international support to areas and communities where Burundian refugees are opting to return home.
Rema Jamous Imseis, UNHCR Representative in Canada, issues a statement in response to the immigration levels announcement by the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.
UNHCR is warning of surging needs for more than 3.4 million displaced people and their hosts in the face of recent destructive flooding in Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Cameroon.
UNHCR congratulates the Olympic Refuge Foundation and the Refugee Olympic Team on 2022 Princess of Asturias Award for Sports
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today extended UNHCR’s heartfelt congratulations to the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF) and the Refugee Olympic Team on receiving one of Spain’s most prestigious awards.
As he concluded a five-day visit to Somalia and Kenya on Tuesday, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, called on global leaders to spare no efforts in assisting countries in the Horn of Africa to break the cycle of conflict and climate crises.
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