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

UNHCR saddened by English Channel tragedy - urges action to prevent further loss of life

News comment attributable to Pascale Moreau, UNHCR Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe.

25 Nov 2021

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

25 Nov 2021

Fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo forces 11,000 to flee to Uganda

9 Nov 2021

Iranian father and son re-enact their story for Hungarian theatre goers

Iranian refugee Abouzar and his son, Armin, chose to stay in Hungary despite being detained at the border for 18 months. A new theatre production offers some clues as to why.

14 Oct 2021

Serbian human rights lawyer fights for the rights of refugees and asylum-seekers

UNHCR has named Nikola Kovačević the UNHCR Regional Nansen Refugee Award winner for Europe for his dedication to providing legal assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Serbia.

29 Sep 2021

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

24 Sep 2021

The refugee weightlifter giving back as mental health nurse

Having found help during tough times after arriving in the UK, Cyrille Tchatchet was inspired to study nursing alongside training to compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

30 Jul 2021

UNHCR urges states to protect refugees' rights, not to instrumentalize their plight

27 Jul 2021