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UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi warned today that advances in the battle to end statelessness are at risk due to a rise in damaging forms of nationalism.
News comment by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on anniversary of Lampedusa shipwreck
Today in Lampedusa, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is joining with civil society, local and national authorities, survivors of the shipwreck, and well-wishers.
Only three per cent of refugees have access to higher education, according to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. In its “ released this week, UNHCR is calling.
UN Refugee Chief in Mexico hears stories of hope and despair from Central American refugees, calls for more support for refugee response
During a four-day visit to Mexico, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi visited an innovative programme to integrate refugees.
A lawyer whose work supported the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic in ending statelessness has been selected as the 2019 winner of the Nansen Refugee Award.
UN Refugee Chief welcomes African leadership and solidarity in action for refugees evacuated from Libya
Welcoming this week’s agreement with the African Union and Rwanda to set up a refugee transit mechanism for evacuation of vulnerable refugees out of Libya, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today urged other countries to follow this example with further actions to save lives.
A group of 98 vulnerable refugees have been today evacuated out of Libya to Italy, the third direct humanitarian evacuation to the country this year.
Three UN agencies are calling on European States to increase resources and support for their school systems to ensure refugee children can access and stay in quality education.
Joint Statement: Government of Rwanda, UNHCR and African Union agree to evacuate refugees out of Libya
The Government of Rwanda, UNHCR, and the African Union have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for evacuating refugees out of Libya.
The number of Venezuelan refugees and migrants has now reached 4.3 million and is growing by the day.
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