Attacks by armed group displace 20,000 civilians in eastern DRC

16 Jul 2021

UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

13 Jul 2021

Expelled asylum seekers 'crying out for help' in northern Mexico

Removed from the United States, asylum-seekers fear for their safety in northern Mexico and deadly violence if they return to their Central American homelands.

12 Jul 2021

UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Gillian Triggs among laureates of inaugural Ruth Bader Ginsburg Medal of Honor

5 Jul 2021

Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games

Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.

30 Jun 2021

News Comment by UNHCR EU Representative on launch of Slovenian Presidency of the European Union

This news comment is attributable to Gonzalo Vargas Llosa, UNHCR Representative to the EU, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands

30 Jun 2021

Global Roundtable charts joint action for protection of forcibly displaced LGBTIQ+ people

Joint Press Release by UNHCR and UN Independent Expert on Protection Against Violence and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

29 Jun 2021

UN agencies welcome relocation of 4,000 asylum seekers and refugees from Greece

IOM, UNHCR and UNICEF jointly encourage further steps towards a predictable, systematic European relocation mechanism.

24 Jun 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees praises Latin America for its commitment to the inclusion of all those in need of protection

23 Jun 2021