Despite a drastic reduction in the number of refugees and migrants reaching Europe last year, the dangers many face along the way have in some cases increased, according to a new report by the UN Refugee Agency.
A new report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, shows changes in the routes used by refugees and migrants to reach Europe during the third quarter of 2017.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has urged EU Member States to promptly relocate all asylum-seekers eligible under the EU’s emergency relocation scheme and for it to continue beyond the two years originally planned.
More than 3.5 million refugee children aged 5 to 17 did not have the chance to attend school in the last academic year, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report released today.
UNHCR’s new Global Trends report says that at the end of 2016 there were 65.6 million people forcibly displaced worldwide.
Professor Hans Rosling met with UNHCR at the Gapminder Foundation in Stockholm to talk, among other topics, about the knowledge Europeans have on asylum-seekers and refugees. With his characteristic vitality and energy, Professor Rosling illustrated the importance of data and facts for a well-informed public.
The large majority of the 137,000 people who crossed the Mediterranean Sea into Europe during the first six months of 2015 were fleeing from war, conflict or persecution, making the Mediterranean crisis primarily a refugee crisis, a UNHCR report released today concludes.
Child recruitment, child labour, discrimination and loneliness – the crisis of Syria’s refugee children
A UNHCR survey of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon and Jordan has found widespread psychological distress, many children living alone or separated from their parents, most receiving no education, and extensive involvement of children in illegal labour.
With Syria’s war well into its third year, the number of Syrian children forced to flee their homeland as refugees has now reached one million