Repaired Benghazi home brings comfort after loss and displacement

Rehabilitation scheme helps people return home and rebuild their lives in Benghazi, which hosts the largest number of returnees and families displaced by conflict in eastern Libya.

29 Apr 2022

News Comment: UNHCR warns of increasing violence and human rights violations at European borders

This statement is attributed to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.

21 Feb 2022

Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence

An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.

13 Dec 2021

Libya: First evacuation flight to Niger in over a year brings 172 asylum-seekers to safety

5 Nov 2021

UNHCR calls on Libya to urgently develop plan for asylum seekers and refugees, welcomes authorization to restart evacuations

22 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

Serbian human rights lawyer fights for the rights of refugees and asylum-seekers

UNHCR has named Nikola Kovačević the UNHCR Regional Nansen Refugee Award winner for Europe for his dedication to providing legal assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Serbia.

29 Sep 2021

UNHCR and IOM shocked and dismayed by deaths near Belarus-Poland border

21 Sep 2021

The AU pledges to continue efforts to keep vulnerable refugees safe

African Union delegation visits Rwanda's Emergency Transit Mechanism centre, applauds the country for hosting vulnerable refugees evacuated from Libya.

31 Mar 2021