Global Trends 2016 - Media

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War, violence, persecution push displacement to new unprecedented high

Press briefing

Footage from the June 15 embargoed press briefing with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi:

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Media contacts – Geneva

  • Adrian Edwards, +41 79 557 9120
  • William Spindler, +41 79 217 3011
  • Ariane Rummery, +41 79 200 7617
  • Cécile Pouilly, +41 79 108 2625
  • Vannina Maestracci, +41 79 108 3532
  • Andrej Mahecic, +41 79 642 9709

Media contacts – Australia, Asia, Pacific, Middle East

  • Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific: Catherine Stubberfield, +61 424 545 569
  • Asia: Vivian Tan, +66 81 827 0280
  • China: Shu Jun Liu, +86 139 1031 0407
  • Japan: Yuki Moriya, +81 909388 3249
  • Republic of Korea: Heinn Shin, +82 10 2033 0565
  • Gulf: Mohammed Abu Asaker, +971 506 213 552
  • Syria: Scott Craig, +962 7 9276 0640
  • Iraq: Caroline Gluck, +964 780 920 7286
  • Jordan: Hélène Daubelcour, +962 79 88 9 1 307
  • Lebanon: Lisa Abou Khaled, +961 71 880 070

Media contacts – Africa and Europe

  • East Africa: Terry Ongaro, +254 735 337 608
  • West Africa: Romain Desclous, +221 77 786 396 385
  • Southern Africa: Markku Aikomus, +27 81 797 7456
  • London: Matthew Saltmarsh, +44 7880 230 985
  • Paris: Céline Schmitt, +33 6 23 16 11 78
  • Berlin: Stefan Teloeken, +49 151 706 660 13
  • Berlin: Martin Rentsch, +49 151 706 660 15
  • Madrid: Maria Jesus Vega, +34 670 661 263
  • Rome: Carlotta Sami, +39 335 679 47 46
  • Baltic and Nordic countries: Zoran Stevanovic, +46 708 99 01 60
  • South-eastern Europe: Neven Crvenkovic, +387 61 611 082

Media contacts – Americas

  • New York (global desk): Ron Redmond, +1 347 574 6552
  • Washington, DC: Chris Boian, +1 202 489 6884
  • Latin America: Francesca Fontanini, +52 1 55 9197 2690

Media contacts – worldwide

To find additional spokespeople, visit our media centre.

Interviews requests for the High Commissioner

The High Commissioner will be travelling to visit refugees and internally displaced people.

For interview requests, please contact:

Ahmad Fawzi
e-mail: fawzi@unhcr.org​

Babar Baloch
+41 79 513 9549
e-mail: baloch@unhcr.org

High Commissioner in Africa

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Conflict and persecution displace more people than at any time in 70 years

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