UN General Assembly extends mandate for High Commissioner Grandi

23 Nov 2020

International community must do more for world's refugees, says UN chief

'Bold and concrete pledges needed' to ensure more equitable support for refugees, UN Secretary-General tells first-ever Global Refugee Forum.

17 Dec 2019

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

Cate Blanchett's remarks to the UN Security Council on the Rohingya refugee crisis

Full text of UNHCR the Goodwill Ambassador's address as delivered in New York, 28 August 2018.

28 Aug 2018

Cate Blanchett urges UN Security Council to meet 'pressing needs' of Rohingya refugees

A year into displacement crisis, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador calls for 'innovative ways' to aid more than 720,000 refugees and their hosts in Bangladesh.

28 Aug 2018

Strong compacts for refugees and migrants more urgent than ever

Joint statement by UN Special Representative for International Migration and UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

20 Sep 2017