Yonas Kinde, a refugee athlete living in Luxembourg, has been selected as an elite runner for the Tokyo Marathon for the first time in the event’s history.
Almost 8,000 Cameroonian refugees have fled to Nigeria’s eastern and southern states of Taraba and Cross Rivers over the past fortnight.
Out of 1.4 million refugees estimated to be in urgent need of resettlement worldwide, only 63,696 were resettled through UNHCR last year.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Canada is pleased to welcome Ms. Rema Jamous Imseis as its new Representative in Canada
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes this week’s ruling of the UN Human Rights Committee in the case of Teitiota v. New Zealand.
UNHCR is calling for increased support for Sudan with the launch of a new funding appeal that seeks US$477 million to help nearly one million refugees.
UNHCR is deeply saddened by the deaths of two Eritrean asylum-seekers, who are reported to have been shot inside their accommodation in Libya.
UNHCR welcomes El Salvador’s passage of legislation to protect, aid and offer durable solutions to people internally displaced in the Central American nation due to violence from organized crime and criminal gangs.
The UN Refugee Agency was given the Olympic Cup by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its work supporting refugees and their host communities through sport all over the world.
UNHCR has launched a set of recommendations for the 2020 Croatian and German Presidencies of the Council of the European Union regarding refugee protection.