UNHCR welcomes steps to ease movement at Pakistan-Afghanistan border

26 Oct 2021

UNHCR calls on states to expedite family reunification procedures for Afghan refugees

15 Oct 2021

On World Food Day, UN calls for strengthened and inclusive local food systems for displaced and host communities

15 Oct 2021

No safe place to go for asylum-seekers snared in Libya dragnet

Desperate refugees and asylum-seekers in Tripoli in urgent need of assistance and protection amid security sweeps.

14 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

News comment by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on solutions for millions of forcibly displaced people from Sudan and South Sudan

5 Oct 2021

Joint Statement by IGAD, UNHCR and the governments of South Sudan and Sudan on the Solutions Initiative for 7 million forcibly displaced people

5 Oct 2021

Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.

29 Sep 2021

Honduran man devotes life to rescuing young people from deadly gangs

After the murder of his younger brother, Santiago Ávila and his family had to seek safety in another region of Honduras. Santiago has since made it his mission to save other families from the same fate.

29 Sep 2021