Scale up support to Iran to safeguard fleeing Afghans, says UNHCR's Grandi

21 Dec 2021

States urged to build on progress made since Global Refugee Forum

Increased responsibility sharing by governments is key to maintaining momentum in finding new approaches to global displacement, UNHCR's Grandi tells officials.

16 Dec 2021

UNHCR dismayed by deportation of a third Cambodian refugee by Thai Authorities this month

22 Nov 2021

Birth registration drive brings Congo's indigenous in from the shadows

A campaign by the Republic of the Congo and UNHCR provides birth certificates to thousands of Congolese at risk of statelessness, including indigenous people

11 Nov 2021

UNHCR and IOM Call for immediate de-escalation at the Belarus-Poland border

9 Nov 2021

Volunteers boost Sama Bajau birth registration amid pandemic

Since 2019, a community outreach programme has registered 900 of the indigenous seafarers in the Philippines who were at risk of statelessness.

4 Nov 2021

UNHCR welcomes U.S. renewed effort to end policy that endangers asylum-seekers

This statement is attributable to Matthew Reynolds, UNHCR Representative for the United States and the Caribbean.

30 Oct 2021

UNHCR appeals for end to arrests of asylum seekers in Libya, calls for urgent resumption of humanitarian flights

This statement is attributable to Ayman Gharaibeh, Director of UNHCR's Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa

8 Oct 2021

'Political will' needed to safeguard 82.4 million displaced - UNHCR protection chief

'Urgent global collaboration' is required to put agreed protection principles into practice, Gillian Triggs tells high-level gathering.

7 Oct 2021