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
UNHCR: Global refugee resettlement needs will rise steeply next year
High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi's message on World Refugee Day, 20 June 2022
UNHCR: Global displacement hits another record, capping decade-long rising trend
Despite some signs of progress, the speed and scale of forced displacement is outpacing solutions for refugees
Forced displacement hit record high in 2021 with too few able to go home
The number of people forced to flee violence, war and persecution, is outpacing the available solutions.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls on states to lift remaining pandemic-related asylum restrictions
Cloud of uncertainty starts to lift for Ukrainian sisters fleeing war
Antonina and Natasha arrived in Slovakia without a plan. By evening, with help from UNHCR, they have a place to stay and hope for the future.
The Nobel laureate who tackles themes of displacement, history and home
Abdulrazak Gurnah reflects on the isolation and hostility he had to face as a young man – and argues in favour of more humane attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers.