UNHCR calls on states to expedite family reunification procedures for Afghan refugees
On World Food Day, UN calls for strengthened and inclusive local food systems for displaced and host communities
No safe place to go for asylum-seekers snared in Libya dragnet
Desperate refugees and asylum-seekers in Tripoli in urgent need of assistance and protection amid security sweeps.
Iranian father and son re-enact their story for Hungarian theatre goers
Iranian refugee Abouzar and his son, Armin, chose to stay in Hungary despite being detained at the border for 18 months. A new theatre production offers some clues as to why.
UNHCR appeals for end to arrests of asylum seekers in Libya, calls for urgent resumption of humanitarian flights
This statement is attributable to Ayman Gharaibeh, Director of UNHCR's Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa
News comment by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on solutions for millions of forcibly displaced people from Sudan and South Sudan
Joint Statement by IGAD, UNHCR and the governments of South Sudan and Sudan on the Solutions Initiative for 7 million forcibly displaced people
Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.
News Comment: UNHCR echoes call for global action to resolve internal displacement
This news comment is attributable to Raouf Mazou, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Operations