Grandi urges boost for multilateralism to tackle record displacement

UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi calls on states to work more closely to find solutions for refugees; highlights the global compact on refugees as a way to translate asylum into concrete responses.

1 Oct 2018

International community unites to bolster education opportunities for refugees

At UN General Assembly, country leaders and humanitarian organizations join efforts to make education a priority in the refugee crisis response.

27 Sep 2018

More businesses commit to helping refugees thrive with new jobs, trainings, investment

Recognizing the talents and contributions of refugees, over 20 companies including Microsoft, H&M and Hilton announced initiatives to counter the displacement crisis.

26 Sep 2018

South Sudanese surgeon wins 2018 Nansen Refugee Award

Evan Atar Adaha is honoured for his outstanding 20-year commitment in providing medical services to people forced to flee conflict.

25 Sep 2018

World leaders voice strong support for new refugee deal at UN General Assembly

Countries hosting large numbers of refugees join UNHCR and World Bank in support of ambitious model to respond to displacement crises.

24 Sep 2018

Syrian refugees face harsh winter as funding falls short

UNHCR needs US$270 million to ensure that the most vulnerable Syrians uprooted by war do not go without vital protection and assistance this year.

11 Sep 2018

New hope for pensioners struggling to survive in Ukraine

Landmark court ruling is expected to help restore state retirement benefits to elderly people caught up in Eastern Ukraine conflict.

11 Sep 2018

Afghan refugees share hopes and fears with UN refugee and relief chiefs

In visit to Pakistan, UNHCR's Filippo Grandi and OCHA's Mark Lowcock urge more investment in refugee-hosting areas and highlight need for greater stability in Afghanistan.

9 Sep 2018

In Afghanistan, UN refugee and relief chiefs call for urgent increase in international support

UNHCR's Filippo Grandi and OCHA's Mark Lowcock visit Kabul as the nation nears four decades of conflict and faces growing humanitarian needs.

6 Sep 2018