The Nobel laureate who tackles themes of displacement, history and home
Abdulrazak Gurnah reflects on the isolation and hostility he had to face as a young man – and argues in favour of more humane attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers.
A refugee and advocate reflects on being a Black woman in the US
After fleeing conflict in Liberia as a child, Lourena Gboeah describes during Black History Month how she now draws on her own experiences in her career as a leading refugee advocate.
UNHCR issues recommendations to the 2022 French and Czech Presidencies of the Council of the EU
UNHCR and IOM Call for immediate de-escalation at the Belarus-Poland border
UNHCR urges States to end stalemate at Belarus-EU border and avoid further loss of life
UNHCR and Council of Europe discuss statelessness, urge States to uphold the right to a nationality in Europe
Irish Somali woman steps up campaign against female genital mutilation
Ifrah Ahmed's fight against FGM has taken on a new urgency during the COVID-19 pandemic.
News Comment by UNHCR EU Representative on launch of Slovenian Presidency of the European Union
This news comment is attributable to Gonzalo Vargas Llosa, UNHCR Representative to the EU, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands
UN agencies welcome relocation of 4,000 asylum seekers and refugees from Greece
IOM, UNHCR and UNICEF jointly encourage further steps towards a predictable, systematic European relocation mechanism.