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UNHCR has announced today the winners of the first Model UN Refugee Challenge, which encouraged students worldwide to develop policies to help refugees during their Model UN.
UNHCR estimates that global forced displacement surpassed 80 million at mid-year, according to a report on trends in global forced displacement.
Central America and Mexico reaffirm commitment to address the needs of hundreds of thousands forced to flee
MIRPS countries commit to continue advancing effective responses to forced displacement in Central America during their third annual meeting.
Neil Gaiman launches crowdsourced animated film to help raise funds for Syrian refugees battling freezing temperatures and icy winds amid threat of Covid-19
Neil Gaiman – celebrated author and Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR has joined forces with hundreds of fans and artists.
UNHCR stands ready to resume its full humanitarian activities in the Tigray region as soon as the situation allows, following an agreement to restore access.
To fight climate change, the world must learn from the COVID-19 pandemic and act with urgency – or risk far-reaching and lethal consequences for refugees.
Donor governments pledged a record US$932 million to UNHCR for next year’s activities at its annual pledging conference in Geneva.
UNHCR welcomes the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s move to give nationality to thousands of children born to Iranian mothers and non-Iranian fathers.
Conflict, insecurity, COVID-19 and deteriorating economic conditions in Mali are leading to a rise in children trafficking, forced labour and forced recruitment.
UNHCR is appealing to the federal authorities in Ethiopia for urgent access in order to reach Eritrean refugees in the Tigray region.
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