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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UNICEF and UNHCR welcome EU policy to protect migrant and refugee children

    news UNHCR, 12 Apr 2017 (5 years ago )
    BRUSSELS, Belgium - UNICEF and UNHCR today welcome a new policy guidance from the European Commission as an important milestone for the protection of migrant and refugee children. “It is the first EU policy to address the situation and rights of all children in migration – refugee and migrant child...
  • UNHCR’s Volker Turk warns of threats to global asylum environment in key address

    news UNHCR, 05 Oct 2017 (4 years ago )
    Violations of international refugee law, such as attacks by troops and families being driven back across borders, jeopardized the safety of people fleeing for their lives in 2017, UNHCR’s international protection chief said today. In a key annual address to the UN Refugee Agency’s annual Executive ...
  • UNHCR: France decision to close Calais ‘jungle’ camp welcome; Proper care in next steps crucial

    news UNHCR, 14 Oct 2016 (5 years ago )
    Earlier this month France’s President Francois Hollande announced that the informal camp for refugees and migrants in Calais, the so-called “Jungle,” will be closed in the coming days, with the camp population to be moved to centres where better help can be provided. This is welcome. The Calais ...
  • UNHCR: 6 steps towards solving the refugee situation in Europe

    news UNHCR, 04 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    Ahead of a meeting of heads of state of government of the European Union (EU) with Turkey on 7 March in Brussels, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today issuing recommendations aimed at helping States solve the refugee situation in Europe. The situation is quickly deteriorating with around 30,000 p...
  • UNHCR, UNICEF launch Blue Dot hubs to boost protection for children and families on the move across Europe

    news UNHCR, 26 Feb 2016 (6 years ago )
    Press Releases, 26 February 2016 Joint UNHCR, UNICEF Press Release As part of a joint endeavour to step up protection for the growing numbers of children and others with specific needs arriving in Europe, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and UNICEF are setting up special support centres for childre...
  • UNHCR, IOM and partners in $550m appeal for humanitarian operations for Europe's refugee and migrant situation

    news UNHCR, 26 Jan 2016 (6 years ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 26 January 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. As continuing conflict in the Middle East and elsewhere drives people to seek refuge in Europe, UNHCR, ...
  • UNHCR's reaction to Statement of the EU Heads of State and Government of Turkey, 7 March

    news UNHCR, 08 Mar 2016 (6 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 8 March 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR has taken note of the Statement of the EU Heads of State and Government of Turkey last night and w...
  • UNHCR welcomes more EU support to refugees, urges fast implementation

    news UNHCR, 24 Sep 2015 (7 years ago )
    GENEVA, Sept 24, (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency today welcomed a decision by European Union leaders to boost resources for humanitarian assistance to countries neighbouring war-torn Syria. UNHCR, in a statement issued after the European Council decision, also welcomed a parallel decision to relo...