Refugee education in crisis: More than half of the world’s school-age refugee children do not get an education
Of the 7.1 million refugee children of school age, 3.7 million – more than half – do not go to school, UNHCR says in an education report released today.
At least 40 people are estimated to have drowned off the coast of Libya in the latest boat disaster on the Mediterranean.
The Government of Myanmar conveyed to the Government of Bangladesh the names of 3,450 Rohingya refugees cleared for voluntary repatriation to Myanmar.
UNHCR Chief, Filippo Grandi, concluded a four-day visit to Brazil with an urgent appeal for increased international engagement in the communities hosting Venezuelans
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
UNHCR is calling on European governments to allow the disembarkation of 507 people recently rescued on the Mediterranean who remain stranded at sea.
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 welcomes El Salvador’s decision to join a regional initiative that aims to better address forced displacement in and from Central America
Joint Statement: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and IOM Director General António Vitorino welcome consensus on need for action on Libya, Mediterranean
Discussions in Paris with European States on addressing the situation on the Mediterranean Sea, and preventing loss of life in Libya, are welcome and much-needed.
According to new report some 10.5 million refugees received health care through public health programs and through UNHCR, and other partners last year.