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

Mayor of Hungarian border town gears up to welcome Ukrainian refugees

László Helmeczi was used to dealing with the routine concerns of a few thousand residents, until he found himself on the frontline of an international humanitarian crisis.

15 Sep 2022

Global evaluation: International COVID-19 response fell short in upholding refugee rights

8 Jul 2022

News Comment: UNHCR's Grandi welcomes developments on EU asylum reform, encourages further progress under Czech EU Presidency

Statement attributed to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

28 Jun 2022

High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi's message on World Refugee Day, 20 June 2022

19 Jun 2022

UNHCR expands operations in Poland to reach refugees from Ukraine amid rising vulnerabilities

27 May 2022