Repaired Benghazi home brings comfort after loss and displacement

Rehabilitation scheme helps people return home and rebuild their lives in Benghazi, which hosts the largest number of returnees and families displaced by conflict in eastern Libya.

29 Apr 2022

Scholarships in Italy allow refugees to dream again

Refugees able to pursue their dreams of higher education through the University Corridors programme return to their communities equipped with skills and knowledge.

25 Jan 2022

Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence

An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.

13 Dec 2021

Relief for asylum seekers offered a new life outside Libya

Survivors of violence among 93 vulnerable individuals on board first evacuation flight to Italy for two years as part of new emergency mechanism.

25 Nov 2021

Evacuation flights from Libya to Italy bring hope for vulnerable asylum seekers

25 Nov 2021

Libya: First evacuation flight to Niger in over a year brings 172 asylum-seekers to safety

5 Nov 2021

UNHCR calls on Libya to urgently develop plan for asylum seekers and refugees, welcomes authorization to restart evacuations

22 Oct 2021

UNHCR appeals for end to arrests of asylum seekers in Libya, calls for urgent resumption of humanitarian flights

This statement is attributable to Ayman Gharaibeh, Director of UNHCR's Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa

8 Oct 2021

UNHCR and Council of Europe discuss statelessness, urge States to uphold the right to a nationality in Europe

24 Sep 2021