A three-day global gathering aimed at transforming the way the world responds to refugee situations starts today in Geneva, Switzerland.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi listens to displaced Central Africans in Bambari and calls for a redoubled effort to help them go home.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, kicked off a visit to the Central African Republic by welcoming refugees newly returned from the DRC.
Head of UNHCR calls for urgent response to overcrowding in Greek island reception centres, Europe to share responsibility
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi urged Greece to implement urgent measures to address severe overcrowding on the Greek Aegean islands.
Filippo Grandi bears witness to conditions at the Moria centre on Lesvos and calls on European states to help the Greek islands address the situation.
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.
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.