The latest stories from UNHCR.
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We take special care to bring you the latest refugee news and stories of the men, women and children we help each day.
The recent boat disaster off Libya on the Mediterranean underscores once again the terrible urgency for restoring sea rescues.
Not only do refugees benefit from safety in Canada, they also embrace the opportunity to build a better life and contribute to the country’s economy.
Victoria city councillor Sharmarke Dubow wants to make his beautiful coastal city a more liveable place for everyone.
UNHCR Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze’s statement before the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology on 29 May 2019.
Wondering how you can help newly arrived refugees in your community? From donating clothing to sharing your skills and time, there are numerous ways you can make a refugee family feel welcome in their new home.
A dedicated group of volunteers and activists committed to LGBTI refugees, provide Andre with a new home in a welcoming community.
UNHCR Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze’s statement before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration on 7 May 2019.
The Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze, shares UNHCR’s concerns about the recently announced funding cuts to legal aid services for refugees in Ontario.
Ketty Nivyabandi longs for her country, but is determined to continue her fight for women in Burundi – a fight that caused her to lose her homeland.
The summer of 2017 saw 20,000 people cross into Canada via Roxham Road, the main entry point into Canada for asylum seekers crossing the border irregularly.
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