What does family mean to you? UNHCR asked refugee children in countries such as Libya, Mozambique and Ethiopia to draw their answers, and so did children in Norway. The results will be on display at Deichman Bjørvika in Oslo in November.
UNHCR’s Representation for the Nordic and Baltic Countries welcomes Norway’s offer to swiftly start relocation of unaccompanied minors and other vulnerable asylum-seekers from the Greek islands. The situation on the islands has long been desperate and dire with overcrowding, inadequate health and hygienic conditions, as well as the threat from […]
Funding from Norway is supporting Venezuelan refugees and migrants affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airport closure put Wafaa and her family’s resettlement on hold, but she hopes that once crisis eases they can leave Lebanon and her teenage son can stop work.
Hundreds of vulnerable refugees have been evacuated from risk and abuse in Libya and taken to safety in Rwanda via UNHCR’s Emergency Transit Mechanism. This is possible thanks to funding and resettlement commitments from Norway.
Norway, Denmark and Sweden have in recent years tightened the rules and practices for family reunification. This means that families do not get protection together. Press release from NOAS.
Zain Al Rafeaa’s childhood as a refugee in Beirut inspired his lead role in the award-winning movie Capernaum, transporting him to the glitz of Cannes and beyond.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes you to a public debate about the Future of International Refugee Response
The situations in Syria and Iraq are among the world’s most underfunded crises. Support and unearmarked funding from Norway enables UNHCR to help the most vulnerable refugees.