UNHCR's Grandi calls on EU to put safety and solidarity at the heart of the response in the Mediterranean

Statement attributed to UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

24 Nov 2022

UNHCR congratulates the Olympic Refuge Foundation and the Refugee Olympic Team on 2022 Princess of Asturias Award for Sports

28 Oct 2022

UNHCR's Grandi sounds alarm as drought grips Horn of Africa

25 Oct 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

Violence erupts in DR Congo's west as nearly 30,000 flee clashes

11 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

Renewed as UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Grandi will keep striving for solutions

27 Sep 2022

The passion, vision and action of Fridtjof Nansen, humanitarian extraordinaire

Ahead of this year's UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award, we look back at the life and achievements of the Norwegian pioneer who gave his name to the prize.

26 Sep 2022