Refugee athlete shares message of peace in South Korea

Refugee Olympic Team athlete Pur Biel, who fled South Sudan, has spoken about the importance of peace ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

7 Feb 2018

Rohingya refugees on frontline of fight to contain diphtheria

Going shelter to shelter in Bangladesh camps, volunteer community health workers help ensure refugees get access to medical services and treatment.

7 Feb 2018

UNHCR appeals for US$391 million for 'forgotten' Burundi refugees

Low levels of funding mean support efforts in neighbouring countries fall short of acceptable standards.

6 Feb 2018

Grandi says South Sudan's leaders must restore peace and hope to 'broken' people

Aid groups appeal for US$1.5 billion for refugees and US$1.7 billion for those in need inside the country in 2018.

2 Feb 2018

UNHCR releases draft outlining a new global refugee deal

'Zero draft' of the global compact on refugees provides the basis for formal talks with UN Member States in Geneva in February.

31 Jan 2018

Grandi praises Uganda's 'model' treatment of refugees, urges regional leaders to make peace

UNHCR chief stresses host communities must also benefit from refugee presence with infrastructure improvements

31 Jan 2018

Angelina Jolie says respect for human rights key to Syria peace

On visit to Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp, UNHCR Special Envoy urges international community to find "principled end to this senseless war."

28 Jan 2018

UNHCR searching for heroes who help refugees and displaced

Deadline to nominate for the prestigious Nansen Refugee Award is just days away.

26 Jan 2018

Rohingya say rights guarantees key to Myanmar return

Refugees in Bangladesh camps say there can be no returns without questions of citizenship, rights and restitution being addressed first.

26 Jan 2018