Helping vulnerable children to find their inner hero

Syrian refugee wins UNHCR Innovation Award for an inventive project that helps vulnerable children overcome trauma linked to past experiences.

24 Feb 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

As a fragile peace takes hold, some South Sudanese displaced head home

UN refugee chief urges authorities to commit firmly to security, rule of law and good governance to support gains from the peace process.

29 Jan 2021

Statement attributable to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray region

14 Jan 2021

Cash assistance lessens economic pain of COVID in Jordan

As World Bank-UNHCR study reveals jump in poverty among refugees and host communities during pandemic, cash programmes that offset impact must be scaled up in 2021.

17 Dec 2020

UNHCR at 70: proud of our work but in no mood to celebrate

For seven decades, colleagues in the UN Refugee Agency have protected, saved and changed millions of lives. But how much better it would be, says High Commissioner Filippo Grandi, if no one was compelled to flee at all…

14 Dec 2020

Statement attributable to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation in Ethiopia's Tigray region

11 Dec 2020