The UN refugee agency on Friday welcomed government efforts to contain a wave of xenophobia in South Africa.
Statement by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
More than 4.5 million Venezuelans have fled the country to escape violence, gang warfare as well as lack of food, medicine and essential services. It is the largest exodus in Latin America’s recent history.
UNHCR expresses its shock and horror at the attacks in Paris and cautions against the scapegoating of refugees.
This week, the first-ever Global Refugee Forum convened — a gathering of refugees, UN leaders, international institutions and civil society representatives to discuss their ongoing commitment to supporting refugees.
Epimonia’s Humanity-19 campaign is raising funds to protect refugee communities at risk of contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease
UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection said government responses have ranged from the most humane through to blanket denials of access to asylum and forced returns.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on countries to do more to prevent forced displacement, address its root causes and support solutions for those affected.
UNHCR High Commissioner states that the empowerment of women is vital to better resolve a multitude of problems facing the world.
In September, USA for UNHCR’s Nic Feeney traveled to Colombia to meet Venezuelans fleeing the crisis in their home country and to witness first-hand how UNHCR is providing support and protection to those in need.
UNHCR’s leading public health expert says prevention and inclusion must be at the heart of the response for displaced people, especially in areas with weak health services.
This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, UNHCR celebrates the accomplishments of Nga Vương-Sandoval, a former refugee from Vietnam who is now advocating for refugees.