14 July

UNHCR calls on the Irish Government to urgently provide safe accommodation for refugees and asylum seekers

02 June

UNHCR and Children’s Books Ireland encourage public to pick up a book this World Refugee Day

13 May 2022

UNHCR statement on protecting children fleeing Ukraine

02 December 2021

UNHCR welcomes the introduction of the Irish government’s new regularisation scheme

28 September 2021

UNHCR welcomes Irish plan to reunite Afghan families

25 August 2021

UNHCR calls on government to expand family reunification opportunities for refugees

28 July 2021

The 1951 Refugee Convention: 70 years of life-saving protection

18 June 2021

UNHCR: World leaders must act to reverse the trend of soaring displacement

05 March 2021

UNHCR welcomes ambitious plans to support integration of refugees

21 October 2020

UNHCR Calls on Goverment to Urgently Implement Key Recommendations on Direct Provision

17 December 2019

UNHCR welcomes Ireland’s decision to welcome 2,900 refugees over the next 4 years

12 December 2019

UNHCR welcomes Oireachtas Committee report on Direct Provision and the International Protection process

02 December 2019

UNHCR Calls for full implementation of  McMahon recommendations ahead of UN Appearance 

15 November 2019

Ireland strengthens response to refugee protection with the formal launch of Community Sponsorship Programme

06 March 2019

UNHCR welcomes introduction of new Community Sponsorship Programme

16 August 2018

New Standards are an opportunity to significantly enhance accommodation system

27 June 2018

UNHCR welcomes Irish decision to grant the right to work to asylum-seekers

25 April 2018

UNHCR calls for action to cut Irish asylum waiting times

22 November 2017

UNHCR welcomes Irish decision to opt in to EU Law on right to work for asylum-seekers

14 November 2017

UNHCR Welcomes Irish announcement of family reunification scheme for refugees

15 September 2017

UNHCR welcome’s Irish pledge to resettle an additional 330 refugees in 2018

06 June 2017

UNHCR: Irish commitment to refugees shows way forward for those forced to flee

08 February 2017

UNHCR welcomes new integration strategy and fund 

02 January 2017

UNHCR welcomes the roll out of new ‘Single Procedure’ to accelerate asylum applications

06 November 2016

Statement: UNHCR Ireland welcomes support to step up efforts to relocate asylum-seekers, in particular unaccompanied and separated children

15 September 2016

Dublin conference hears calls for more safe and legal routes for refugees

10 September 2015

UNHCR welcomes the decision of the Irish Government to admit 4000 persons under the resettlement and relocation programmes

30 June 2015

UNHCR welcomes the launch of the Report to Government on Improvements to the Protection Process, including Direct Provision

26 June 2015

Irish President welcomes refugees and asylum-seekers to his home in Phoenix Park

25 March 2015

UNHCR welcomes Single Procedure Scheme

03 March 2015

Long stay in direct provision leads to disempowerment and dependency for refugees-Report

09 December 2014

UNHCR welcomes Ireland’s pledge for Syrians

27 June 2014

UNHCR welcomes Ireland’s decision to resettle 220 refugees and review the Syrian Humanitarian Admission Programme

12 March 2014

UNHCR Statement on the announcement by the Irish Minister for Justice and Equality of the Syrian Humanitarian Admission Scheme

15 January 2014

UNHCR welcomes Ireland’s €12 million pledge to Syria crisis

14 November 2013

UNHCR welcomes the establishment of a new Subsidiary Protection Determination Procedure in Ireland

1 December 2012

UNHCR’s Recommendations to Ireland for its EU Presidency