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

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

Open letter to G20 Heads of State and Government - UNHCR, IOM & WHO

An appeal to G20 leaders to make vaccines accessible to people on the move

29 Oct 2021

Actions must speak louder than words: five asks to achieve equity in vaccine delivery

Joint UN/ Red Cross/Red Crescent Statement

28 Oct 2021

UNHCR deplores violent attack in Rohingya refugee camp

22 Oct 2021

South Sudan floods wreak havoc on vulnerable communities

19 Oct 2021

UNHCR calls for equal access for refugees to quality mental healthcare

9 Oct 2021

Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.

29 Sep 2021