'It's a wonderful job, but I'd love not to do it'

UNHCR has more than 17,300 staff, most of whom are based in the field. Meet Kristin Riis Halvorsen, who runs operations in southern Mexico.

6 May 2021

Pandemic threatens progress on refugee admissions through family, work, study permits

5 May 2021

UNHCR's Grandi and Pope Francis share a vision of global response to displacement based on solidarity and care

16 Apr 2021

UNHCR's Grandi commends Italy's constructive approach to refugee protection in Europe and globally

16 Apr 2021

'They killed my husband. If I'd stayed, they would have killed me too'

Deadly gang violence is driving record numbers of women, children and even entire families to flee the North of Central America to seek refuge in Mexico.

13 Apr 2021

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.

31 Mar 2021

Better access to water improves lives for refugees and their hosts in Zimbabwe camp

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have improved water supply at Tongogara camp, in a project funded by the African Development Bank.

22 Mar 2021

Aid agencies appeal for funding to support over 2 million South Sudanese refugees in dire need

16 Mar 2021

Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society

On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.

11 Mar 2021