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UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Gillian Triggs among laureates of inaugural Ruth Bader Ginsburg Medal of Honor
Geneva – UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Gillian Triggs was awarded the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Medal of Honor today in Madrid at a ceremony.
In a year marked by the pandemic, UNHCR’s key focus was to advocate for the inclusion of refugees in COVID-19 national response plans.
This news comment is attributable to Gonzalo Vargas Llosa, UNHCR Representative to the EU, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands
IPC announces six athletes to compete for the Refugee Paralympic Team at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Joint IPC/UNHCR Press Release: IPC announces six athletes to compete for Tokyo 2020 Refugee Paralympic Team
States and those who engage in humanitarian and development work must do more to protect the rights of LGBTIQ+ people who are displaced. | UNHCR
Statement attributable to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region
Earlier this week, hundreds of civilians were wounded or killed by airstrikes on a market in Tigray, Ethiopia near Mekelle.
IOM, UNHCR and UNICEF jointly encourage further steps towards a predictable, systematic European relocation mechanism.
UNHCR calls on States to expedite the roll-out of vaccinations and remove barriers that limit access to vaccines for those displaced.
1.47 million refugees will be in need of resettlement next year. This is according to the latest estimates released by UNHCR.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees praises Latin America for its commitment to the inclusion of all those in need of protection
UNHCR Chief Filippo Grandi applauds Latin America for its solidarity and commitment to protect refugees, asylum seekers and displaced people.
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