The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million in 2018. This is the highest level that UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has seen in its almost 70 years. Data from UNHCR’s annual Global Trends report, released today, shows that almost 70.8...
Every year, 20th June is the day the world commemorates the strength, courage and perseverance of refugees and asylum-seekers. World Refugee Day marks a key moment for the public to show support for people who are forced to flee their homes due to conflict and persecution. UNHCR Malta is […]
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Malta commends the work of the police force for its investigation and apprehension of the alleged perpetrators in the case of the murder of Lassana Cisse Souleymane, the injuring of two other victims in the same attack and the hit-and-run incident on the same […]
A toolkit on asylum and migration for the European Elections 2019
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is calling for refugees and migrants in detention centres in conflict areas in Tripoli to be immediately evacuated to safety, after an airstrike hit a target less than 100 metres away from Tajoura detention centre, where over 500 refugees and migrants are being detained. More […]
Constructive dialogue on refugee, asylum and migration issues is needed during the run up to the European elections.