UN Refugee Agency issues new legal guidance on protection of Somali refugees

20 Sep 2022

Gay activist strives to make her host country more inclusive for all refugees

During her journey to safety, Yeraldine, a lesbian from Venezuela, faced much of the same discrimination as she had back home. On IDAHOTB, she talks about her efforts to make Ecuador a more inclusive place.

17 May 2022

High Commissioner's message on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Statement by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

21 Mar 2022

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie calls for protection and support for the people of Yemen, and an end to the conflict to stop human suffering

8 Mar 2022

Drumming against gender-based violence in Ecuador

Afro-Ecuadorians and Afro-Colombian refugees use traditional arrullo rhythms and song to open a conversation about gender-based violence.

7 Dec 2021

Birth registration drive brings Congo's indigenous in from the shadows

A campaign by the Republic of the Congo and UNHCR provides birth certificates to thousands of Congolese at risk of statelessness, including indigenous people

11 Nov 2021

Volunteers boost Sama Bajau birth registration amid pandemic

Since 2019, a community outreach programme has registered 900 of the indigenous seafarers in the Philippines who were at risk of statelessness.

4 Nov 2021

'Political will' needed to safeguard 82.4 million displaced - UNHCR protection chief

'Urgent global collaboration' is required to put agreed protection principles into practice, Gillian Triggs tells high-level gathering.

7 Oct 2021

The 1951 Refugee Convention: 70 years of life-saving protection

28 Jul 2021