News comment by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Denmark's new law on the transfer of asylum-seekers to third countries

3 Jun 2021

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

Syrian mother reunites with children she feared had drowned

With her own life in danger, Manal made a decision no mother should have to make: she fled to safety in Denmark, leaving her children behind.

13 Dec 2016

Mediterranean crisis sees former Vietnamese boat person break long silence

Well known Danish chef tells of harrowing memories as five-year-old refugee.

6 Jul 2015

Syria Crisis: UNHCR urges European Union states to honour their asylum system principles

These include ensuring access to territory, access to asylum procedures and harmonized approaches to the adjudication of asylum claims.

16 Oct 2012

Resettlement of unaccompanied children from Tunisia to Norway

17 Jan 2012

Statelessness Q&A: Canada helps ex-Dane out of Bermuda triangle

Jens Hansen became stateless when he lost his Danish citizenship. He was stranded in Bermuda for 20 years until Canada, his wife's country, granted him residency and finally citizenship.

29 Aug 2011

More than 5,000 refugees resettled from Nepal

More than 5,000 refugees from Bhutan have left camps in Nepal for resettlement countries so far this year. The United States has accepted the largest numbers.

23 Sep 2008

Denmark's Crown Princess Mary visits UNHCR headquarters

Denmark's Crown Princess Mary visits UNHCR headquarters, where High Commissioner Guterres praises her country's engagement in the refugee cause.

13 May 2008