Following last year’s successful concert on World Refugee Day, Alexia will hold a virtual concert on this year’s World Refugee Day, Saturday 20 June. In joining UNHCR’s campaign, titled “Everyone Can Make A Difference, Every Action Counts,” Alexia and her special guests will remind us that everyone, including refugees, can […]
Title: Senior Protection Assistant Type of contract: UNOPS LICA 5 Organizational Unit: Protection Unit Duty station: Nicosia, Cyprus Duration: Until 31/12/2020, Subject to subsequent extensions **Application deadline has been extended to 28/06/2020** Within the framework of UNHCR’s supervisory responsibility, the UNHCR country office in Cyprus seeks a Senior Protection Assistant […]
News comment by UN Refugee Agency’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Gillian Triggs, on the UN Secretary-General’s policy briefing on People on the Move
Today the UN Secretary-General issued a policy briefing on “COVID-19 and People on the Move” as part of a series that highlights how the international community can deliver an effective, coordinated response to COVID-19, particularly for the world’s most vulnerable populations. UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Gillian Triggs, added […]
Syrians who fled conflict to the land of their ancestors in Armenia are struggling to restart their lives amid the COVID-19 pandemic. UNHCR has stepped in to provide support.
UNHCR, IOM, urge European states to disembark rescued migrants and refugees on board the Captain Morgan vessels
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), are calling on Malta and other European States to speed efforts to bring some 160 rescued refugees and migrants, who remain at sea on board two Captain Morgan vessels, on to dry land and to safety. A separate […]
The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today signed a new agreement to strengthen and advance public health services for the millions of forcibly displaced people around the world. The agreement updates and expands an existing 1997 agreement between the two organizations. A key aim this […]