News comment: Statement on U.S. emergency presidential determination on refugee admissions
This news comment is attributable to Matthew Reynolds, UNHCR representative to the United States and the Caribbean
UNHCR’s Grandi and Pope Francis share a vision of global response to displacement based on solidarity and care
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi praised Pope Francis’ holistic approach to global displacement and the needs of the most vulnerable, including those forced to flee their homes, as expressed in the encyclical letter Fratelli Tutti, during a...
Global faith leaders unite to help tackle forced displacement
Members of the newly formed Multi-Religious Council of Leaders make individual commitments to promote peace and offer support to forcibly displaced people.
UNHCR calls for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for refugees
Ελληνικά On World Health Day, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for concerted international action and solidarity to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations, including for refugees and other forcibly displaced and stateless people. UNHCR is encouraged...
Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over
With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.
Inside Syria, millions face destitution after a decade of pain
Compounding crises increase misery for Syrian families trying to pick up the pieces after ten years of conflict, including 6.7 million people still displaced inside the country.