Live blog: This World Refugee Day, everyone can make a difference

As COVID-19 has shown, solidarity is more important than ever. Join UNHCR today in celebrating refugees' courage and resilience worldwide.

20 Jun 2020

Seven refugees making a difference during the time of COVID-19

By producing soap, treating the sick and shopping for the vulnerable, these refugees from around the world are taking action to fight the coronavirus.

19 Jun 2020

2020 World Refugee Day Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi

Everyone Can Make a Difference. Every Action Counts.

19 Jun 2020

Joint Statement: UN refugee chief Grandi and IOM's Vitorino announce resumption of resettlement travel for refugees

18 Jun 2020

UNHCR and Twitter launch 2020 World Refugee Day emoji created by Ivorian artist O'Plérou

15 Jun 2020

Young Ivorian artist designs 2020 World Refugee Day emoji

Graphic designer O'Plérou made world headlines with 365 emojis that change the way people see Africa. Now he has turned his creative spotlight onto refugees.

11 Jun 2020

A message to the world's refugees from UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi

Refugee chief says World Refugee Day is a moment to recognize the courage of the 70 million who have fled war, violence and persecution.

20 Jun 2019

UNHCR calls on Europe to allow SeaWatch passengers ashore

20 Jun 2019

Live Blog: World Refugee Day is held amid record displacement

From Australasia to the Americas, UNHCR is celebrating the courage and determination of children, women and men driven from their homes.

20 Jun 2019