Syrian family transfers to mainland after Samos ordeal

UNHCR has been supporting the transfer of vulnerable people from overcrowded island centres to the Greek mainland.

9 Mar 2018

Cate Blanchett meets UNHCR's top woman for International Women's Day

Golden Globe winner Cate Blanchett discusses challenges for women refugees with UNHCR's Kelly Clements.

8 Mar 2018

UNHCR reaffirms its commitment to Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD)

UN Refugee Agency announces updated policy on AGD issues in all aspects of its work.

8 Mar 2018

Statement by Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to mark International Women's Day

8 Mar 2018

Guatemalan network welcomes those fleeing gang violence

Deputy High Commissioner hails shelters that provide protection for the most vulnerable people on the move in Central America.

6 Mar 2018

Uganda launches major refugee verification operation

With the support of UNHCR, government officials are using biometric data to verify more than 1 million refugees in the country.

2 Mar 2018

'Tusk force' set up to protect refugees and elephants in Bangladesh

UNHCR and the International Union for Conservation of Nature are working together to mitigate incidents between elephants and humans in the world's largest refugee settlement.

2 Mar 2018

Children face new perils in Ugandan refugee settlements

Dozens of unaccompanied or separated children fleeing the war in South Sudan have arrived in Uganda every day.

27 Feb 2018

Bangladeshi farmers shelter Rohingya refugees

Witnessing the plight of refugees from Myanmar, smallholders have given them land to build temporary shelters and start over.

27 Feb 2018