UNHCR dismayed by deportation of a third Cambodian refugee by Thai Authorities this month

22 Nov 2021

'I felt like I was being reborn'

After growing up stateless, Yutthachai Jaju is now helping to end statelessness in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai province.

7 Jun 2021

After decades in Thailand, Myanmar refugees head home

Around 300 refugees are returning to south-east Myanmar, among them a family of four generations.

29 Jul 2019

UN High Commissioner for Refugees concludes visit to Myanmar

During five-day trip, Filippo Grandi pledges support for the displaced and help to build the confidence Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh need to return safely and voluntarily.

24 May 2019

UNHCR welcomes move by Thailand to grant citizenship to boys and coach rescued from cave

9 Aug 2018

Myanmar refugees return home from Thailand with UNHCR support

8 May 2018

From camp to city, Myanmar returnees grapple with Yangon life

Six months after they repatriated from Thailand, a returnee family reflects on the life they left behind and embraces their future in Myanmar.

10 May 2017

Q&A: The 1951 Refugee Convention 'is as relevant today as it was at the time'

While the world has changed in the 65 years since the Convention was drawn up, UNHCR's protection chief, Volker Türk, explains why it remains relevant today.

2 Dec 2016

Overcoming statelessness in Thailand one case at a time

More than 23,000 stateless people have been granted Thai nationality in the last four years as the Southeast Asian nation seeks to end statelessness by 2024.

24 Nov 2016