UN General Assembly extends mandate for High Commissioner Grandi

23 Nov 2020

States reach historic deal for refugees and commit to more effective, fairer response

UN General Assembly agrees on an innovative global framework to better serve the forcibly displaced and their host communities.

17 Dec 2018

UN Refugee Chief urges states to support fairer response to refugee crises

At UN General Assembly, Filippo Grandi called on member states to get behind a new global compact on refugees.

31 Oct 2018

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.

27 Sep 2018

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.

24 Sep 2018

Statement of UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the death of the former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

18 Aug 2018

More international support needed for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, say UN and World Bank chiefs

UN Secretary-General António Guterres urges donors to "step up to the plate," as Jim Yong Kim says World Bank stands in solidarity with refugees.

2 Jul 2018

Monsoon rains highlight needs of Rohingya refugees

UN and World Bank chiefs head to Bangladesh to seek support for nearly a million Rohingya refugees facing ongoing displacement from Myanmar.

1 Jul 2018

UNHCR lauds Chile as it accedes to both UN Conventions on Statelessness

17 Apr 2018