Former UN High Commissioner for Refugees Sadako Ogata, who led UNHCR from 1991 to 2000, passed away in Tokyo, Japan, her family has announced.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UN Refugee Chief reminded international leaders at the UN Security Council of their critical role in finding urgent responses to the refugee crisis.
High Commissioner Filippo Grandi urges Chinese companies to collaborate on solutions for refugees and displaced people worldwide.