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UNHCR welcomes Côte d’Ivoire’s adoption this week of Africa’s first Statelessness Determination Procedure which will help protect thousands.
UNHCR Report: Coronavirus a dire threat to refugee education – half of the world’s refugee children out of school.
In the report “Coming Together for Refugee Education,” UNHCR predicts that immediate and bold action is needed.
As Canada returns to the classroom, the coronavirus continues to force half the world’s refugee children out of school
A new report predicts that unless immediate and bold action is taken by the international community to beat back the catastrophic effects of COVID-19 on refugee education, the potential of millions of young refugees living in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities will be further threatened.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, strongly condemns an attack which killed seven people and wounded 14 others in Cameroon.
UNHCR and IOM call for urgent disembarkation of rescued migrants and refugees in Central Mediterranean Sea
UNHCR and IOM are calling for the immediate disembarkation of more than 400 rescued migrants and refugees in the Central Mediterranean Sea.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees affirms immediate support to 100,000 individuals affected by devastating Beirut blast and additional funding for COVID-19 response
Filippo Grandi concluded a visit to Lebanon during which he affirmed UNHCR’s immediate support to over 100,000 people.
UNHCR applauds Canada’s commitment to grant permanent residency to asylum-seekers working on COVID-19 frontlines
UNHCR welcomes Canada’s announcement to open pathways to permanent residency for asylum-seekers in the healthcare sector.
More progress on statelessness in Central Asia as Turkmenistan becomes latest country to champion universal birth registration
We welcome a new law in Turkmenistan (Central Asia) which helps ensure that children born in the country will have their births registered.
UNHCR and IOM are troubled by the proposal to intercept boats and return those attempting to do sea crossings through the English Channel.
The International Organization for Migration and UNHCR are deeply saddened at the tragic death of 27 people off the West African coast.
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