Opening Remarks by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi at joint press point with European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson

10 May 2021

'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

Teen refugee teaches other young asylum-seekers about risks of abuse

A peer-taught programme in Serbia is helping vulnerable unaccompanied children protect themselves from violence and exploitation as they seek safety.

23 Apr 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

Pakistan launches 'drive' to issue smartcards to registered Afghan refugees

15 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

Refugee athletes' epic journey toward Tokyo Games dramatized in new video

The Journey' depicts a refugee's path from conflict to international competition, revealing the power of sport to change the lives of forcibly displaced people everywhere.

6 Apr 2021