As conflict continues in Ethiopia’s Tigray, over 50,000 have fled to Sudan in search for refuge. Funding from Denmark allows UNHCR to quickly respond to the deteriorating situation.
UNHCR’s recommendations to the EU Presidencies in 2021.
UNHCR’s Representation for the Nordic and Baltic Countries has developed a set of recommendations on strengthening refugee protection at the national, European and global level.
At the end of 2019, the energy and optimism of the first Global Refugee Forum created an atmosphere of anticipation for the years ahead. Expectations were high to mobilize action towards the objectives of the Global Compact on Refugees and the fulfilment of the 1,400...
The UN Refugee Agency turns 70 and uses anniversary to reflect and thank supporters in the Nordic and Baltic region.
On 14 December, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will be 70 years old. For an organization that should have ceased to exist after three years, it is an uncomfortable birthday that we are not in the mood to celebrate. As a shattered world...
In close collaboration with the Danish publisher Alinea, UNHCR has developed a new, free educational course for schools in order to provide young people with knowledge and insight into an important yet complex topic.
Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.
With a graffiti-painted container in the middle of Oslo for the month of December, UNHCR and UNICEF spotlight the plight of millions of displaced children.
Moumouni Abdoulaye is amongst the 2.7 million people in Africa’s Sahel region forced to flee from home in search for safety. A new contribution from Iceland enables UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to protect refugees like him and his family.
The United Nations General Assembly today renewed the mandate of Filippo Grandi as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for a further two-and-a-half-year-period.
Today, a UNHCR-commissioned report analyzing the legal practice on statelessness in Norway is launched. Commending Norway’s commitment to end statelessness, UNHCR reiterates its concrete recommendations to the country in this area.