Southern hemisphere winter increases hardship for displaced Venezuelans
Southern winter spells trouble for Venezuelan refugees and migrants
In the southern half of South America, plummeting temperatures bring additional hardships for those living on the streets, adding to the misery brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Global legal community steps up for refugees amid pandemic, providing 165,000 hours of free legal aid
Refugees find safety and a new life in Mexico
Since 2016, more than 10,000 refugees have started over in Mexico as entrepreneurs, managers and factory workers through a UNHCR programme.
Venezuelan boxer sees Olympic hopes rekindled
The IOC Refugee Athlete Scholarship has given a young boxer the support he needs to train in hopes of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics – something that just months ago looked all but impossible.
Renewed commitment needed to support displaced Afghans and their hosts
Brazil's policies boost inclusion of Venezuelans, but challenges remain
Joint UNHCR/World Bank Press Release
Opening Remarks by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi at joint press point with European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson
'It's a wonderful job, but I'd love not to do it'
UNHCR has more than 17,300 staff, most of whom are based in the field. Meet Kristin Riis Halvorsen, who runs operations in southern Mexico.