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.
News comment: UNHCR’s Grandi expresses shock following massacre of innocent worshipers in New Zealand
UNHCR stands by New Zealand – a country which has generously given refuge to people fleeing conflict and persecution.
After eight years of conflict, some Syrians are slowly returning to areas where they feel safe. For many, it is a harsh homecoming, and the start of a new set of challenges.
On his fourth visit to Syria as High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi assessed the massive humanitarian needs facing the population here.
Concluding a four-day visit to Tanzania, Filippo Grandi urges greater investment for north-west regions hosting 330,000 refugees.