UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has launched a first-of-its kind platform providing verified information on higher education programs available to refugees worldwide.
In August 2020, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in the Kyrgyz Republic conducted an online summer camp for 17 children from refugee and asylum seeker families to help them cope with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 situation.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the efforts Uzbekistan has been making to eradicate statelessness in recent years. According to the data released by the Government of Uzbekistan to UNHCR in August 2020, it granted citizenship to 6,318 stateless persons in 2019 alone. This is the largest annual number of […]
Kazakh National University, with the support of UNHCR, launches the first grant program for refugees in Kazakhstan
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), with the support of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), has launched the first grant program for refugees in Kazakhstan that provides access to quality education in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and international principles to improve the integration of refugees. As part of […]
UNHCR welcomes Turkmenistan’s new law to ensure universal birth registration and prevent childhood statelessness
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today welcomed Turkmenistan’s new Law on Civil Status Acts, which will ensure that all children born in the country – including those with undocumented parents – will have their births registered. The law, which entered into force on 1 July 2020, will prevent childhood statelessness […]
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is today appealing to countries worldwide to do far more to find homes for millions of refugees and others displaced by conflict, persecution or events seriously disturbing public order. This is as a report released today showed that forced displacement is now affecting more than […]
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, detailed today a series of measures it is taking in its field operations to help respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency and prevent further spread. “I am deeply concerned at this unprecedented pandemic and its impact on refugees and their host communities. The COVID-19 […]