Humanitarian crises have become more complex, longer-lasting, and affecting more people. Norway recently launched a new humanitarian strategy focusing on protection, the humanitarian-development nexus and commitment to providing effective, flexible and consistent funding.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, regrets today’s announcement that the Minister of Immigration and Integration has decided not to restart the Danish resettlement program.
This is the first interview in the series, “In the field with UNHCR”, providing insight into the daily lives of some of our Danish colleagues, working for the organization all over the world.
After cooking from home for two years, three refugees from Syria and Palestine now offer popular Middle Eastern pastries at their own restaurant in Estonia.
The recent contribution of USD 1.6 million (DKK 10 million) released from Denmark’s Emergency Reserve Fund will strengthen protection activities for Venezuelans refugees and migrants.
UNHCR’s new Desperate Journeys report shows that more than 1,600 people have died or gone missing while attempting to reach Europe so far this year.
Only 61 per cent of refugee children attend primary school, compared to 92 per cent of children globally.
More than ever, UNHCR relies on generous donors like the Government of Estonia to provide life-saving help and protection to a record-high number of people forced to flee their homes.
Denmark will host a new international data center in support of an improved response to forced displacement
The Data Center will strengthen collection, analysis and sharing of data on refugees and internally displaced persons.
“To be forced to leave your family, country, home, and run for your life is a terrifying experience that many of us can’t imagine,” says Ruta Sepetys. Her writing seeks to remind Lithuanians of their past, and calls for compassion towards today’s refugees.
Competing against high-level athletes, refugee athletes step up to the challenge.
The Government of Sweden marked this year’s World Refugee Day the 26th of June with a historic and record high multi-year, core contribution agreement with UNHCR. The agreement, worth SEK 3.5 billion, or approximately USD 400 million, covers the four-year period from 2018 to 2021.