UNHCR Statement on the Senior Officials' Meeting on Migration in Valetta

9 February 2017 - 7:00pm
Brussels, 10 February 2017- UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomed today renewed commitments taken at this week’s Senior Officials’ Meeting on migration in Valletta, Malta, and called for the full inclusion...

Eastern Ukraine: UNHCR speeds up assistance after spike in fighting

6 February 2017 - 7:00pm
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is increasing its humanitarian assistance to help civilians affected by the recent spike in fighting and the harsh winter conditions in eastern Ukraine. Fierce clashes over...

News comment by UNHCR's Spokesperson, William Spindler, on the death of Eight Somali refugees off Yemen

6 February 2017 - 7:00pm
Text read by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler – to whom it may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Our partners in Yemen reported last Friday the deaths of...

UNHCR campaign spreads awareness about dangers of Yemen sea crossings

6 February 2017 - 7:00pm
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today launched a major campaign to spread awareness about the dangers of crossing the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea from Africa to war-stricken Yemen and highlighting the horrendous...