UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern U.S. land border.
UNHCR and IOM in a joint statement appealed to the European Union and African Union to prevent tragedies in Libya, like the airstrike on the Tajoura Detention Centre, from happening again.
UNHCR and IOM welcome the adoption by Latin American countries of a road map to facilitate integration in the region of Venezuelan refugees and migrants.
The toll in injuries and lives from the attacks at the Tajoura Detention Centre speaks to UNHCR and IOM’s deep concerns over the safety of people in detention centres.
In a breakthrough in the fight against statelessness, Kyrgyzstan has issued birth certificates and passports to the last stateless people in the country.
More than 1.44 million refugees currently residing in over 60 refugee hosting countries will be in need of resettlement in 2020.
Vancouver, Prince Albert, Guelph, Port Moody, and Rimouski are the latest Canadian cities to join a global UNHCR campaign to welcome refugees.
UNHCR is deeply shocked to see the heartbreaking photo of the drowned bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria from El Salvador washed up on the banks of the Rio Grande.
UNHCR is pleased to announce the first ever Global Refugee Forum, which will take place on 17 and 18 December 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Amid Record High Global Displacement, UN Refugee Agency Calls for International Solidarity, Welcomes Canadian Generosity towards Refugees
Amid a new record high of forced displacement globally, UNHCR Canada is calling for renewed international solidarity in finding solutions.