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

Refugee women take the lead in combating gender-based violence

Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities. All they need is support and resources

24 Nov 2021

Football star Mo Salah drops in on an Egyptian school

Salah, an Ambassador for Instant Network Schools, pays surprise virtual visit to classroom at a school in his native Egypt.

19 Nov 2021

UNHCR report charts progress against Global Compact on Refugees

16 Nov 2021

IOM, UNHCR provide emergency aid to asylum-seekers and migrants at the Belarus-Poland border, call to ensure well-being of people and prevent loss of life

12 Nov 2021

UNHCR: World must turn COP26 words into action for forcibly displaced and stateless people

12 Nov 2021

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021

Rohingya refugees restore depleted forest in Bangladesh

Four years after swathes of forest in southern Bangladesh were cleared to make way for Rohingya refugees, projects to restore the ecosystem and "re-green" the camps are yielding results.

3 Nov 2021

UNHCR deplores violent attack in Rohingya refugee camp

22 Oct 2021