A UNHCR conference on Refugees & Employment engaged participants in meaningful discussion on various challenges facing refugees in the employment sector, as well as ways in which they can be overcome. Multiple stakeholders were present, giving their perspectives on the main issues and working together towards tangible solutions.
Press Release issued by the UN Refugee Agency, 30th September 2018 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is grateful to Malta for its decision to allow 58 rescued people from the NGO ship Aquarius to be disembarked, ending their ordeal after days at sea. We are also grateful to France, Germany, […]
UNHCR welcomes Aquarius resolution, but stresses need for more predictable approach to disembarkation
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency applauds yesterday’s decision by the Government of Malta to permit the disembarkation of 141 asylum-seekers and migrants rescued on the Central Mediterranean by an NGO boat, the Aquarius. We also commend those European countries who have come forward to offer relocation places for rescued passengers […]
On 20th June, UNHCR Malta organised an event to mark World Refugee Day at the San Anton Palace garden, in collaboration with the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society.
The UN Refugee Agency – UNHCR warmly welcomes the decision by the Maltese Government to allow for the disembarkation of the reported 234 people on board the MV Lifeline in Malta and for assistance in providing food supplies and medical evacuation.
The UN Refugee Agency’s annual Global Trends study found 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017, more people than the population of Thailand. Refugees who have fled their countries to escape conflict and persecution...