UNHCR chief calls for urgent action to protect refugee children
Filippo Grandi opens two-day dialogue on protection challenges with a call to safeguard children on the move and find solutions for them.
UNHCR updates protection 'toolkit' for a world on the move
A decade on from the launch of the UN Refugee Agency's 10-Point Plan, Protection Chief Volker Türk outlines the latest update to its best practices framework.
States pledge US$701 million to UNHCR for 2017 operations
In the biggest show of support ever, donor governments today promised an initial US$701 million to fund UN Refugee Agency operations next year.
Libyans twice uprooted by war call for urgent help
Driven from their homes by fighting in 2011 and then again this year, displaced Sirte residents face dire need even as their city is recaptured from militants.
UNHCR calls for new vision in Europe's approach to refugees
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi urges far-reaching reform of European asylum system.
Lebanese school empowers children with hearing impairment
Specialized academic institute gives local and Syrian refugee pupils with hearing impairment a chance to fulfil their promise.
Q&A: The 1951 Refugee Convention 'is as relevant today as it was at the time'
While the world has changed in the 65 years since the Convention was drawn up, UNHCR's protection chief, Volker Türk, explains why it remains relevant today.
Vienna fair rewards best ideas for integrating refugees
Five winners have each received EUR 10,000 to help them develop their businesses.
For many along Ukraine's division line, cold is also an enemy
With over two million Ukrainians still displaced from their homes, UNHCR and local partners are helping the most vulnerable survive freezing temperatures.