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.
UNHCR Chief, Filippo Grandi, concluded a four-day visit to Brazil with an urgent appeal for increased international engagement in the communities hosting Venezuelans
Marking World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi honours staff carrying out “crucial work” to aid those in need in “some in the world’s most dangerous places”
Filippo Grandi’s visit to Chile – the first by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees – comes amidst the largest population movements in Latin America’s recent history
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has welcomed the appointment of Ms. Gillian Triggs as Assistant High Commissioner for Protection to oversee the agency’s international protection work.
UNHCR is deeply shocked to see the heartbreaking photo of the drowned bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria from El Salvador washed up on the banks of the Rio Grande.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi delivers a statement marking International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT).
UNHCR Chief shared his warmest wishes with those observing Ramadan, urging solidarity with millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide.
High Commissioner Filippo Grandi urges Chinese companies to collaborate on solutions for refugees and displaced people worldwide.
UNHCR stands by New Zealand – a country which has generously given refuge to people fleeing conflict and persecution.