UNHCR's Grandi commends Italy's constructive approach to refugee protection in Europe and globally

16 Apr 2021

'They killed my husband. If I'd stayed, they would have killed me too'

Deadly gang violence is driving record numbers of women, children and even entire families to flee the North of Central America to seek refuge in Mexico.

13 Apr 2021

Aid agencies appeal for funding to support over 2 million South Sudanese refugees in dire need

16 Mar 2021

Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society

On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.

11 Mar 2021

Fleeing bandit attacks, Nigerian villagers seek safety in Niger

Around 77,000 Nigerians have sought refuge in Niger's Maradi region, some 7,660 since the start of the year as banditry and armed attacks spread.

2 Mar 2021

Nicaraguans strive to support themselves in exile in Costa Rica

During a visit, UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi says economic inclusion is key to the success of both asylum-seekers and their host communities.

12 Feb 2021

Venezuelans defy the pandemic to seek a future in Colombia

Visiting Maicao, UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi urges greater support for countries hosting millions of displaced Venezuelans amid COVID-19 crisis.

8 Feb 2021

Statement by the UN High Commissioner for refugees on Colombia's new temporary protection measure for Venezuelans

8 Feb 2021

OPINION: When will refugees get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Jordan and Lebanon are including Syrian refugees in their vaccination campaigns. If we don't live up to our commitments to refugees we risk a lost generation.

5 Feb 2021