A contribution from Denmark helps UNHCR strengthen the response to the deteriorating situation in the Central African Republic, forcing thousands to flee their homes.
Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Mr. Per Olsson Fridh, visits Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
On World Health Day, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for concerted international action and solidarity to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations, including for refugees and other forcibly displaced and stateless people. UNHCR is encouraged by the...
The Journey’ depicts a refugee’s path from conflict to international competition, revealing the power of sport to change the lives of forcibly displaced people everywhere.
When Fatme Ibrahim arrived in Sweden on a November night 28 years ago after having fled from Lebanon, she felt very cold and very alone. She arrived with her husband and their young children – and without any formal work experience. Today, Fatme works at Yalla...
Today, a UNHCR-commissioned study analyzing the legal, practical and financial obstacles to family reunification for refugees in Finland is launched. UNHCR reiterates its recommendations to the country in this area.
The LEGO Foundation and UNHCR come together to bring the power of learning through play to refugee children in Ethiopia
The partnership ensures 37,500 refugee and host community children can continue their education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As conflict and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic exacerbate insecurity, UNHCR, supported by Finland, protects Somali refugees, regardless of their age, gender, and disability.
Jakob Århem, Public Health Officer with UNHCR in Lebanon, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting refugees in the country, and underlines why refugee inclusion in national vaccination plans is so important.
Statement attributable to Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the lives and rights of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning on International Women’s Day today. “The unprecedented socio-economic impacts of the pandemic are...
UNHCR’s observations to the Danish government’s law proposal on the possibility to transfer asylum-seekers to asylum processing and accommodation in third countries.