Refugee education must be 'top of the agenda' says Muzoon

Education is 'the greatest weapon that can help us fight for our rights and achieve our dreams,' Syrian youth activist Muzoon Almellehan tells UN forum.

10 Apr 2018

Myanmar villagers caught in crossfire as Kachin conflict flares

Civilians hurt as violent clashes spread to the west of Kachin State, displacing thousands of women, children and men.

9 Apr 2018

UN refugee chief calls for solutions to crises affecting Great Lakes region

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi praises generosity of Congo, urges more international support for concrete solutions.

9 Apr 2018

Sports event in Jordan launches #WithRefugees tour

The worldwide tour will include dozens of events designed to raise awareness of the plight of people forced to flee conflict, violence or persecution.

6 Apr 2018

Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett calls for increased aid for Rohingya refugees

After recent visit to Bangladesh, Blanchett says more international support for displaced and host communities is urgently needed ahead of monsoon rains.

21 Mar 2018

As fighting rages, Eastern Ghouta displacement soars

UNHCR calls for protection and safety for hundreds of thousands of Syrian men, women and children impacted by conflict in Ghouta and surrounding areas.

20 Mar 2018

Afghan refugees in Syria forced to move on to Romania

Thirty years after they fled their homeland, Muhammad Hussain and his family found themselves caught up in conflict again.

12 Mar 2018

UNHCR's Grandi appalled at suffering of civilians in Syria

Consequences of seven-year conflict represent colossal human tragedy, says UN refugee chief, blaming continued violence on failure of political will.

9 Mar 2018

Q&A: Syria's Eastern Ghouta 'on the verge of major disaster'

UNHCR's Representative to Syria, Sajjad Malik, entered the besieged community with a humanitarian aid convoy and describes the conditions he encountered.

9 Mar 2018