UNHCR appeals to UK to uphold its international legal obligations

13 Dec 2022

UNHCR protection chief urges fresh approaches to safeguard refugees

The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.

13 Oct 2022

Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees

The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.

11 Oct 2022

UNHCR's Grandi: Political inaction deepening displacement crisis

Failure to find peace and address conflict, climate change and other crises is increasing hardship and driving new displacement, as funding limits UNHCR's capacity to respond.

10 Oct 2022

Global evaluation: International COVID-19 response fell short in upholding refugee rights

8 Jul 2022

Central African refugee thrilled to reunite with friends and family on return home

Hadjara Arouna is overjoyed to be returning home in the Central African Republic after years living as a refugee in neighbouring Cameroon.

6 Jul 2022

News Comment: UNHCR's Grandi welcomes developments on EU asylum reform, encourages further progress under Czech EU Presidency

Statement attributed to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

28 Jun 2022

High Commissioner thanks communities and Government of Liberia for hosting refugees from Côte d'Ivoire as refugee status set to end in the region

23 Jun 2022

High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi's message on World Refugee Day, 20 June 2022

19 Jun 2022