UNHCR calls on states to expedite family reunification procedures for Afghan refugees
No safe place to go for asylum-seekers snared in Libya dragnet
Desperate refugees and asylum-seekers in Tripoli in urgent need of assistance and protection amid security sweeps.
Iranian father and son re-enact their story for Hungarian theatre goers
Iranian refugee Abouzar and his son, Armin, chose to stay in Hungary despite being detained at the border for 18 months. A new theatre production offers some clues as to why.
UNHCR appeals for end to arrests of asylum seekers in Libya, calls for urgent resumption of humanitarian flights
This statement is attributable to Ayman Gharaibeh, Director of UNHCR's Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa
Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.
Asylum-seekers cultivate new lives in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The road to full integration for asylum-seekers in Bosnia and Herzegovina can be a long one, but UNHCR is providing support.
Expelled asylum seekers 'crying out for help' in northern Mexico
Removed from the United States, asylum-seekers fear for their safety in northern Mexico and deadly violence if they return to their Central American homelands.
UN agencies welcome relocation of 4,000 asylum seekers and refugees from Greece
IOM, UNHCR and UNICEF jointly encourage further steps towards a predictable, systematic European relocation mechanism.