Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

UNHCR's Grandi calls on EU to put safety and solidarity at the heart of the response in the Mediterranean

Statement attributed to UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

24 Nov 2022

UNHCR congratulates the Olympic Refuge Foundation and the Refugee Olympic Team on 2022 Princess of Asturias Award for Sports

28 Oct 2022

UNHCR's Grandi sounds alarm as drought grips Horn of Africa

25 Oct 2022

Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees

The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.

11 Oct 2022

UNHCR's Grandi: Political inaction deepening displacement crisis

Failure to find peace and address conflict, climate change and other crises is increasing hardship and driving new displacement, as funding limits UNHCR's capacity to respond.

10 Oct 2022

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

Civil society group hailed for supporting displaced people in remote parts of Myanmar

For its work aiding and empowering communities uprooted by conflict or disaster, Meikswe Myanmar has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Asia and the Pacific.

4 Oct 2022

Renewed as UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Grandi will keep striving for solutions

27 Sep 2022