A time for solidarity with refugees and their host communities.
In a week-long trip to Africa’s Great Lakes region, Filippo Grandi calls for renewed efforts to find solutions for refugees.
The UNHCR Representation in Rwanda expresses its appreciations to the Government of Rwanda for fulfilling the wishes of the Burundian displaced persons to return in safety and dignity.
UNHCR is advocating with donors to address the gaps in humanitarian funding and urgent needs of refugees.
UNHCR estimates a total of 102,000 Burundian refugees in Rwanda at the end of 2018, while the current figure is at nearly 90,000.
Low levels of funding mean support efforts in neighbouring countries fall short of acceptable standards.
The Government of Rwanda and the UN Refugee Agency launch a joint verification exercise of refugees and asylum seekers residing in Rwanda
This will facilitate refugees’ ability to access Government services, employability and to move more freely in the country and abroad.
MIDIMAR, MIGEPROF, UNHCR and UNWOMEN Launch Inter-Agency Gender Action Plan for Refugees in Rwanda at Kigali Convention Center “Yes, I can!”
The aim of the event included presenting proposed actions across all sectors and a range of actors, but also to catalyse key institutions in gender equality in Rwanda to contribute ideas on how they can include refugees in their on-going activities in Rwanda.
WFP and UNHCR appeal today to donors to contribute funds so that a 25 percent reduction from January onwards in food or cash assistance for more than 100,000 refugees in Rwanda can be reversed as soon as possible.
TV5MONDE – Emission du Dimanche 14 Janvier 2018 – Internationales reçoit Filippo Grandi, haut-commissaire des Nations unies pour les réfugiés.