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Further humanitarian aid from UNHCR arrives in the south of Kyrgyzstan

Further humanitarian aid from UNHCR arrives in the south of Kyrgyzstan

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, delivered 12 tons of core relief items to the National Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan to help people displaced by recent clashes along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic estimate over...

Refugee Youth in Kazakhstan Aim Higher

Refugee Youth in Kazakhstan Aim Higher

Originally posted on the Transforming Education Summit blog.  Armin was just six years old when he came to Kazakhstan, fleeing war and violence in his homeland, Afghanistan. He arrived with his parents, three-year-old brother, newborn sister and the hope that one day,...

Improving statelessness determination procedures in Kazakhstan

Improving statelessness determination procedures in Kazakhstan

In November 2021 the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, conducted a workshop to assist the work of the Migration Service Committee of the MIA, officials from its territorial departments, and civil society partners in identifying and documenting stateless persons. Statelessness...

UNHCR urges Tajikistan to halt returns of Afghans at risk

UNHCR urges Tajikistan to halt returns of Afghans at risk

BANGKOK – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed at the deportation of Afghan asylum-seekers by the Tajik authorities this week. 11 men, women and children were forcibly returned to Afghanistan on 11 November, prior to any examination of their claims for asylum and...