We are marking this year’s World Refugee Day against a backdrop of a dramatic global crisis. COVID-19 is a disease that is still very much affecting us all.
Joint Statement: UN refugee chief Grandi and IOM’s Vitorino announce resumption of resettlement travel for refugees
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced today the resumption of resettlement departures for refugees.
As global displacement grows to nearly 80 million people, Canada shows itself to be a world leader in refugee resettlement: UNHCR report shows
UNHCR published its annual Global Trends report showing that the number of people forced to flee their homes reached an unprecedented 79.5 million in 2019.
UNHCR, WFP join forces to reach thousands of refugees and asylum seekers in Libya with emergency food aid
UNHCR and the World Food Programme are joining forces in Libya in a project that will aim to reach up to 10,000 food insecure displaced.
UNHCR has partnered with Twitter and 22-year-old Ivorian artist O’Plérou for the launch of the 2020 World Refugee Day emoji.
UNHCR has today launched a US$ 186 million appeal for the Sahel region to provide lifesaving protection and assistance to refugees and displaced persons.
UNHCR is alarmed over escalating violence in the Sahel region which has seen hundreds of innocent civilians targeted in recent weeks.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, joins the United Nations Environmental Programme in observing World Environment Day on June 5, 2020.
News comment by UN Refugee Agency’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Gillian Triggs on the UN Secretary-General’s Policy Briefing on People on the Move
News comment by UN Refugee Agency’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection on the UN Secretary-General’s Policy Briefing on People on the Move.
UNHCR strongly condemns the targeted killing of two Malian refugee leaders and a local host community leader in an attack in Niger.