UNHCR warns of critical protection gaps for people on the move in the Sahel and East Africa
Stand up for the Refugee Convention or millions will pay the price
To mark the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, UNHCR's Grandi calls on states to renew their commitment to its life-saving principles.
The 1951 Refugee Convention: 70 years of life-saving protection
Local groups offer vital assistance to newly displaced in Myanmar
UNHCR is partnering with local communities and faith groups to help an estimated 200,000 people driven from their homes by fresh violence since February's military takeover.
Attacks by armed group displace 20,000 civilians in eastern DRC
Forced from their homes, displaced Congolese in dire need of shelter
As more families flee the DRC's Beni Territory, shelter needs are mounting – over 100,000 families who have found safety in North Kivu urgently need a place to stay.
UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan
UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Gillian Triggs among laureates of inaugural Ruth Bader Ginsburg Medal of Honor
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.