Tens of thousands tune in to first ever TEDx in a refugee camp.
The UNHCR Special Envoy met with families who survived years of terror and displacement. Although the world seems to have forgotten them, they are determined to rebuild.
After recent visit to Bangladesh, Blanchett says more international support for displaced and host communities is urgently needed ahead of monsoon rains.
Four generations of a Rohingya refugee family describe how statelessness has clouded their lives – and their hopes of returning to Myanmar.
Nine days on from the first eruption of Guatemala’s Volcan de Fuego, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is concerned for the more than 1.7 million people now estimated to be affected by this humanitarian tragedy. According to official data as of yesterday, 12,784...
UNHCR’s Caroline Gluck recounts her first visit to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh and reflects on the changes she’s seen since.
Displacement occurred at a rate of one person every 2 seconds
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Statement by Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to mark International Women’s Day
This year’s International Women’s Day comes on the heels of a powerful global movement for women’s rights, equality and justice. Its theme – “Time is Now” – comes at the right moment. And it also echoes UNHCR’s firm...