Without citizenship, many stateless people do not have access to or are not included in essential public health services and social safety nets.
As part of its global #IBelong campaign which was launched in November 2014, each year, on this occasion, UNHCR calls on all states to reinforce their efforts in ending statelessness – a problem that affects the most vulnerable and stigmatized members of...
Celebrated every year on October 10th, World Mental Health Day raises awareness on mental health issues and helps prevent the stigma attached with it.
The elderly makes up 30 % of the population affected by the conflict.
UNHCR and IOM call for a truly common and principled approach to European migration and asylum policies
On the eve of the launch of the presentation of the European Commission’s new Pact on Migration and Asylum, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, are appealing to the European Union (EU) to ensure a truly joint and principled approach that addresses all aspects of migration and asylum governance.
A civil activist, who has tirelessly supported internally displaced persons (IDPs), especially children and families with disabilities affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine since 2014, has been named the 2020 Regional winner of the UN Refugee Agency’s Nansen Refugee Award in Europe.
Tetiana Barantsova named regional winner for Europe for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.
The humanitarian cargo will provide much needed help and assistance to the conflict affected population
UNHCR Report: Coronavirus a dire threat to refugee education – half of the world’s refugee children out of school
Immediate and bold action must be taken by the international community to beat back the catastrophic effects of COVID-19 on refugee education