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.
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.
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.
Statement by Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to mark International Women's Day
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.
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.
'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.
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.
Bangladeshi farmers shelter Rohingya refugees
Witnessing the plight of refugees from Myanmar, smallholders have given them land to build temporary shelters and start over.