Childhood stolen by street gangs
Sexual violence, beatings and forced recruitment by gangs drives thousands of Salvadoran, Honduran and Guatemalan youngsters to run for their lives.
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$700 million to UNHCR for 2017 operations
In the biggest show of support ever, donor governments today promised an initial US$700 million to fund UN Refugee Agency operations next year.
Press releases and news comments
- UNHCR convenes dialogue on how to better protect children on the move 7 Dec 2016
- UNHCR calls for stronger EU action on refugees 5 Dec 2016
- News comment by UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, on the peace agreement in Colombia 24 Nov 2016
- Growing shelter pressure in Aleppo for the thousands fleeing 2 Dec 2016
- UNHCR urges governments: People fleeing war to be considered as refugees 2 Dec 2016
- Bulgaria: UNHCR concerned about calls for expulsions following tensions at overcrowded and substandard reception centre for asylum-seekers 29 Nov 2016