A three-day global gathering aimed at transforming the way the world responds to refugee situations starts today in Geneva, Switzerland.
UNHCR welcomes Malta’s decision to help end statelessness after it acceded to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.
Following violence in South Sudan, UNHCR Chief Filippo Grandi is calling on all parties to boost efforts to form an inclusive national unity government.
Comment by Andrew Harper, UNHCR’s newly appointed Special Advisor on Climate Action, who is attending this year’s UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP 25, in Madrid
We are concerned that the impacts of climate change will become threat multipliers for conflict and instability that can lead to humanitarian crises.
Recognizing the power of sport, UNHCR has worked closely with the Olympic Refuge Foundation and the IOC on this initiative, ahead of the first-ever GRF.
At an annual pledging conference in Geneva today, donor governments pledged US$1.2 billion to UNHCR to provide humanitarian assistance.
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.
UNHCR expands help to refugees in urban areas in Libya, reassesses role of Gathering and Departure Facility
UNHCR announced today that it is increasing its support to refugees and asylum seekers in urban areas of Libya and reassessing the role of the GDF.
Somalia’s ratification of a key convention to protect internally displaced people in Africa is a landmark achievement for the country.