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