The latest UNHCR Northern Europe Fact Sheets provide a statistical overview concerning asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons in the region.
Key challenges include lack of school spaces, teachers not adequately trained, language barriers and limited access to psycho-social support.
Refugee education in crisis: More than half of the world’s school-age refugee children do not get an education
Of the 7.1 million refugee children of school age, 3.7 million – more than half – do not go to school, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report released today.
Now a widely known tradition, World Refugee Day is marked every year on 20 June in Rukla Refugee Reception center, with the support of UNHCR.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, provides you with 10 important facts on refugees – for a fact-based discussion.
UNHCR together with partners in Estonia undertook a study to assess whether current law and practice regarding the provision of legal aid in Estonia are in line with regional and international standards.
For the past four years, restaurants around the world have opened their kitchens to refugee chefs during the Refugee Food Festival, and this year, the festival reached the Danish capital.
The Government of Denmark has generously contributed USD 8.8 million to UNHCR Lebanon to support community-based protection during 2019 and 2020. The funding will strengthen Social Development Centres and Community Development Centers across Lebanon.
Refugee chief says World Refugee Day is a moment to recognize the courage of the 70 million who have fled war, violence and persecution.
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.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, warmly welcomes the decision by the Swedish Parliament to re-introduce the right to family reunion for persons granted subsidiary protection. However, it also regrets Sweden’s decision to extend the temporary law.
UNHCR today announced the appointment of Danish model, photographer and humanitarian supporter, Helena Christensen as its newest Goodwill Ambassador.