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Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme (ExCom)

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme (ExCom)

The opening session on Monday 2 October included a statement by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi where he called for renewed international efforts to prevent and resolve conflicts: “Global community is letting down millions of refugees and...

War, violence, persecution push displacement to new unprecedented high

War, violence, persecution push displacement to new unprecedented high

War, violence and persecution worldwide are causing more people than ever to be forcibly displaced, according to a report published today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. UNHCR’s new Global Trends report, the organization’s major annual survey of the state of...

UNHCR and Relief International partner for Afghan refugees

UNHCR and Relief International partner for Afghan refugees

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and Relief International (RI) signed a new Letter of Understanding (LoU) on the World Refugee Day to enhance collaboration in the field of assistance activities for Afghan refugees.  The main areas of cooperation between the...