Central American refugees hope to call Mexico City home

As thousands flee violent street gangs for safety in Mexico, UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi highlights important new efforts to strengthen integration.

28 Aug 2017

Guatemala offers respite from region's gang violence

In a visit to the Central American nation, UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi highlights its emergence as a destination for Salvadoran and Honduran refugees.

23 Aug 2017

UN Refugee Chief honours 'commitment and spirit' of aid workers

On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi pays tribute to humanitarians who have lost their lives helping people in need worldwide.

18 Aug 2017

More urgency needed in quest for South Sudan peace - UN Refugee Chief

During a visit to Sudan, Filippo Grandi calls on warring parties, regional states and the international community to do more to end the conflict which has uprooted nearly four million people.

16 Aug 2017

Ramadi and Falluja returnees weigh scale of rebuilding task

UNHCR helps with essential repairs to homes of formerly displaced Iraqis, who say their experience reveals the challenge awaiting Mosul returnees.

16 Aug 2017

Hope amid the ruins as displaced Iraqis return to West Mosul

While the battle for control of Iraq's second city has been declared over, the task of rebuilding the city the lives of its inhabitants is just beginning.

11 Aug 2017

Seeking alternatives for Niger's people smugglers

Niger is cracking down on smugglers, although those caught up in transporting people across the Sahara need real economic alternatives.

9 Aug 2017

Deadly trade through Niger snares refugees and migrants

Nearly 30 per cent of those who risk all to cross the desert to Libya could qualify for some form of protection once they reach Europe.

4 Aug 2017

Refugee team competes in World Athletics Championships

Five athletes heading from Kenya to the IAAF championships in London will be the first refugees to take part in the competition.

3 Aug 2017