UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM urge European states to boost education for refugee and migrant children

Key challenges include lack of school spaces, teachers not adequately trained, language barriers and limited access to psychosocial support

11 Sep 2019

Slovenian centre provides warm welcome after escape ordeal

EU relocation scheme is helping to share asylum-seekers around Europe and reduce pressure on Greece, Turkey and Italy.

13 Jun 2016

Central, Eastern Europe aim to improve refugee status decisions

Eight European Union countries, now meeting in Budapest, are to spend 18 months reviewing and developing the quality of their asylum status decisions.

18 Sep 2008

UNHCR helps Central Europe tackle sexual and gender-based violence

UNHCR's efforts to ensure better protection against violence for refugees and asylum seekers throughout Central Europe comes a step closer with Slovenia's adoption of mechanisms to help women and children at risk.

3 Jul 2008

UNHCR chief calls on EU to harmonize asylum systems

UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres stresses the need for a harmonized asylum system in European Union countries.

28 Mar 2008

Elderly refugees struggle to integrate in Slovenia

Elderly refugees pose a major integration challenge for UNHCR and governments around Europe.

17 Jan 2008

UNHCR concerned about new asylum law in Slovenia

7 Jan 2008

UNHCR concerned about provisions in Slovenia's new asylum law

UNHCR expresses concern about Slovenia's new asylum law and says many of its recommendations to improve the draft were ignored.

7 Jan 2008

Slovakia: New agreement on border and airport monitoring

18 Sep 2007