UNHCR's Volker Türk calls for 'more empathic and humane dialogue' in key address
Assistant High Commissioner for Protection tells annual Executive Committee meeting that the debate on refugees must refocus on human dignity.
Brazil makes dream of belonging come true for stateless activist
Maha Mamo receives word of her naturalization at a surprise ceremony in Geneva, ending nightmare of statelessness shared by millions worldwide.
South Sudanese surgeon 'humbled' to receive 2018 Nansen Award
Dr. Evan Atar Adaha runs the only working hospital in South Sudan's Upper Nile State, where he treats people forced to flee conflict and persecution.
Grandi urges boost for multilateralism to tackle record displacement
UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi calls on states to work more closely to find solutions for refugees; highlights the global compact on refugees as a way to translate asylum into concrete responses.
International community unites to bolster education opportunities for refugees
At UN General Assembly, country leaders and humanitarian organizations join efforts to make education a priority in the refugee crisis response.
More businesses commit to helping refugees thrive with new jobs, trainings, investment
Recognizing the talents and contributions of refugees, over 20 companies including Microsoft, H&M and Hilton announced initiatives to counter the displacement crisis.
South Sudanese surgeon wins 2018 Nansen Refugee Award
Evan Atar Adaha is honoured for his outstanding 20-year commitment in providing medical services to people forced to flee conflict.
World leaders voice strong support for new refugee deal at UN General Assembly
Countries hosting large numbers of refugees join UNHCR and World Bank in support of ambitious model to respond to displacement crises.
Syrian refugees face harsh winter as funding falls short
UNHCR needs US$270 million to ensure that the most vulnerable Syrians uprooted by war do not go without vital protection and assistance this year.