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  • Ukraine Supreme Court makes landmark ruling on pension rights for internally displaced

    news UNHCR, 11 Sep 2018 (4 years ago )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency takes note of the decision of 4 September by the Supreme Court of Ukraine, ensuring hundreds of thousands of elderly, internally displaced people and residents of the non-government controlled areas (NGCA) in eastern Ukraine will have easily-available access to their pen...
  • Un milione di rifugiati e migranti fuggiti in Europa nel 2015

    news UNHCR, 22 Dec 2015 (6 years ago )
    Secondo le stime dell’Agenzia delle Nazioni Unite per i rifugiati (UNHCR) e dell'Organizzazione Internazionale per le Migrazioni (OIM) persecuzioni, conflitti e povertà hanno costretto la cifra record di un milione di persone a fuggire in Europa nel 2015. In base ai dati dell’UNHCR, al 21 dicembr...
  • Update on Lesvos and the Greek islands

    news UNHCR, 06 Nov 2015 (7 years ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 6 November 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR staff on the Greek islands have worked throughout the week to provide help to refugees, migrant...
  • Update on two shipwrecks in the Central Mediterranean

    news UNHCR, 09 May 2017 (5 years ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Cécile Pouilly – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. In the last 24 hours we have received alarming information on two new shipwrecks in the Central Mediterranean. The first ...
  • VIDEO - UNHCR Global Trends 2014

    news UNHCR, 18 Jun 2015 (7 years ago )
    A UNHCR report shows that worldwide displacement from wars, conflict, and persecution is at the highest levels we have recorded, and accelerating fast.
  • Winter of 2015-16: Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants in Europe and millions displaced in the Syria region face a winter in the cold

    news UNHCR, 23 Oct 2015 (7 years ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 23 October 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Europe The first winter weather, including freezing temperatures, rain and storms, has arrived in m...
  • With growing numbers of child deaths at sea, UN agencies call for enhancing safety for refugees and migrants

    news UNHCR, 19 Feb 2016 (6 years ago )
    Joint UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM Press Release GENEVA, 16 February 2016 – An average of two children have drowned every day since September 2015 as their families try to cross the eastern Mediterranean, and the number of child deaths is growing said IOM, UNHCR, and UNICEF. The agencies are calling for enha...
  • World Refugee Day - Reports of three new shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea

    news UNHCR, 20 Jun 2017 (5 years ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Cécile Pouilly – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. 20 June 2017 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency received information last night about three new shipwrecks in the Mediterrane...
  • Worsening conditions inside Syria and the region fuel despair, driving thousands towards Europe

    news UNHCR, 08 Sep 2015 (7 years ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 8 September 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Deteriorating conditions inside Syria and neighbouring countries are driving thousands of Syrians to ...
  • Worsening weather brings more tragedy to eastern Aegean as influx continues in Greece

    news UNHCR, 29 Oct 2015 (7 years ago )
    LESVOS ISLAND, Greece, Oct. 29 – At least 15 people died, several of them children, and some 38 others are missing in five incidents involving smuggler boats carrying hundreds of refugees and migrants across a wind-whipped channel between Turkey and the Greek islands. In the most serious incident...