Opening Remarks by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi at joint press point with European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson

10 May 2021

COVID-19 crisis offers lesson on climate response for refugees

Global response to the COVID-19 pandemic offers insights on how to mitigate the impact of climate change on displaced populations, says UNHCR's Gillian Triggs.

2 Dec 2020

Twin scourges COVID-19 and climate change threaten world's displaced and stateless

2 Dec 2020

'Leave no one behind' in national health plans - UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Operations

Addressing this year's High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection, Raouf Mazou shines a spotlight on the need for inclusion when it comes to health policies.

19 Nov 2020

'Give us a seat at the table and we'll change the world'

At the High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection Challenges, participants say those who are forcibly displaced are eager and qualified to help rebuild communities devastated by COVID-19.

22 Oct 2020

Kigali sees economic sense in helping refugee entrepreneurs

Support scheme in Rwandan capital and elsewhere sees refugee businesses including Burundian-owned LPG store create 2,600 new jobs countrywide.

27 Dec 2018

Global cities take the lead in welcoming refugees

Civic leaders attending a key meeting in Geneva set out the positive contributions that refugees are making to cities worldwide.

19 Dec 2018

UN refugee chief welcomes cities' support for refugees

At a key meeting in Geneva, Filippo Grandi welcomed the role of cities in leading the shift towards a more open and inclusive approach to refugees.

18 Dec 2018

São Paulo helps refugees find their feet in Brazil

The largest city in the Americas not only welcomes refugees and migrants, but also helps them find work and regain their autonomy.

17 Dec 2018