UNHCR: World leaders must act to reverse the trend of soaring displacement

18 Jun 2021

Global forced displacement vastly more widespread in 2019

UNHCR's annual Global Trends report finds more people are fleeing war, conflict and persecution worldwide. For many, rebuilding their lives remains out of reach.

18 Jun 2020

Global forced displacement tops 70 million

UN Refugee Chief calls for 'redoubled' solidarity as annual Global Trends report shows displacement doubled in 20 years.

19 Jun 2019

Worldwide displacement tops 70 million, UN Refugee Chief urges greater solidarity in response

19 Jun 2019

Forced displacement at record 68.5 million

UNHCR's annual Global Trends report shows an average of one person was displaced every two seconds in 2017, with developing countries most affected.

19 Jun 2018

Forced displacement above 68m in 2017, new global deal on refugees critical

19 Jun 2018

UNHCR chief urges African leaders to tackle displacement

In an address to members of the African Union, Filippo Grandi calls on governments to end the conflicts that cause millions to flee.

21 Jun 2017

Live Blog: World Refugee Day gets under way amid record displacement

From Australasia to the Americas, UNHCR is leading celebrations of the lives of men, women and children finding new hope after escaping danger.

20 Jun 2017

Security key to solving soaring South Sudan displacement

Witnessing the world's fastest growing displacement crisis, Filippo Grandi says peace, hope and a sense of a future are essential.

19 Jun 2017