Twin scourges COVID-19 and climate change threaten world's displaced and stateless

2 Dec 2020

How climate change is multiplying risks for displacement

Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.

2 Dec 2020

75,000 children in Iran to gain nationality under new law

1 Dec 2020

Child-trafficking in Mali increasing because of conflict and COVID-19

Armed groups in Mali trafficking children for labour in gold mines, using profits to enrich combatants, fuel the arms trade and finance the violence.

1 Dec 2020

UNHCR airlifts emergency aid for Ivorian refugees in Liberia

23 Nov 2020

'It was a very emotional moment … I felt that now I definitely exist'

After a lifetime of statelessness, Linda finally gained Russian citizenship in 2018. But hundreds of thousands of others across Europe still struggle to attain that basic right.

18 Nov 2020

IOM and UNHCR carry out joint visit to the Canary Islands amid increasing arrivals

16 Nov 2020

'I want all Shona women to see that they can be anything they want'

Over 18,000 stateless people in Kenya struggle to access basic services as they lack official identity documents. A young woman has made history as the first stateless Shona woman to make it to university.

11 Nov 2020

UNHCR urges states to end limbo for stateless people by 2024

UNHCR's #IBelong Campaign, to end statelessness by 2024, Filippo Grandi calls for protection of stateless populations as COVID-19 is worsening the plight of millions of stateless people worldwide.

11 Nov 2020