UN Refugee Agency warns of extreme hardship for forcibly displaced families this winter

11 Nov 2022

Former 'nature beginner' is now on the front lines of the fight against climate change

For Joshua, a refugee who fled gang violence, protecting the threatened tropical forests of his host country, Guatemala, has become both a calling and a moral imperative.

7 Nov 2022

UNHCR protection chief urges fresh approaches to safeguard refugees

The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.

13 Oct 2022

Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees

The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.

11 Oct 2022

UNHCR's Grandi: Political inaction deepening displacement crisis

Failure to find peace and address conflict, climate change and other crises is increasing hardship and driving new displacement, as funding limits UNHCR's capacity to respond.

10 Oct 2022

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

UNHCR survey: Refugees from Ukraine eager to work but need sustained support to ensure inclusion

23 Sep 2022

Global evaluation: International COVID-19 response fell short in upholding refugee rights

8 Jul 2022

News Comment: UNHCR's Grandi welcomes developments on EU asylum reform, encourages further progress under Czech EU Presidency

Statement attributed to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

28 Jun 2022