Internship a dream come true for refugee at IKEA store in Croatia

Furniture retailer IKEA offers promise of a new start for refugees in Croatia through internship programme under a partnership with UNHCR.

23 Jul 2021

Local groups offer vital assistance to newly displaced in Myanmar

UNHCR is partnering with local communities and faith groups to help an estimated 200,000 people driven from their homes by fresh violence since February's military takeover.

22 Jul 2021

UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

13 Jul 2021

Expelled asylum seekers 'crying out for help' in northern Mexico

Removed from the United States, asylum-seekers fear for their safety in northern Mexico and deadly violence if they return to their Central American homelands.

12 Jul 2021

Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games

Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.

30 Jun 2021

UN agencies welcome relocation of 4,000 asylum seekers and refugees from Greece

IOM, UNHCR and UNICEF jointly encourage further steps towards a predictable, systematic European relocation mechanism.

24 Jun 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees praises Latin America for its commitment to the inclusion of all those in need of protection

23 Jun 2021

Joint press release: International community mobilizes to find solutions to the forced displacement that affects Central America and Mexico

Cooperating countries and the European Union, multilateral organizations, international agencies, development banks, the private sector and civil society made new commitments to humanitarian and development support, with contributions for US$110 million.

10 Jun 2021

News comment by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Denmark's new law on the transfer of asylum-seekers to third countries

3 Jun 2021