Despite multiple displacements, Honduran woman emerges as a pillar of her community

Each time violence or tragedy erupted in her life, Laura* found herself forced to flee. But a women's organization has helped give her the strength to carry on and become a leader.

21 Dec 2022

News Comment: UNHCR notes UK High Court judgement on transfer of asylum-seekers from the UK to Rwanda

19 Dec 2022

UNHCR appeals to UK to uphold its international legal obligations

13 Dec 2022

UN Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees calls for joint action to address shifting challenges of mixed movements in the Americas

9 Nov 2022

Former 'nature beginner' is now on the front lines of the fight against climate change

For Joshua, a refugee who fled gang violence, protecting the threatened tropical forests of his host country, Guatemala, has become both a calling and a moral imperative.

7 Nov 2022

Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya

The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.

14 Oct 2022

UNHCR protection chief urges fresh approaches to safeguard refugees

The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.

13 Oct 2022

Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees

The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.

11 Oct 2022

UNHCR's Grandi: Political inaction deepening displacement crisis

Failure to find peace and address conflict, climate change and other crises is increasing hardship and driving new displacement, as funding limits UNHCR's capacity to respond.

10 Oct 2022