While the Mediterranean Sea remains a deadly route for migrants attempting to reach the European Union, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned that … Read more
With tens of thousands of people fleeing an air and ground offensive in northeast Syria that started last week, aid workers are rushing to provide … Read more
On the sixth anniversary of a shipwreck off the coast of Lampedusa that claimed at least 368 lives, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi … Read more
Refugee children in their millions are missing out on an education, the UN said, in an appeal to host countries to back more inclusive policies … Read more
Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials
The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following an … Read more
The African Union condemned an airstrike that hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital, killing at least 40 people.
In a statement, … Read more
The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million globally last year – the highest number in the UN refugee agency’s almost … Read more
Amid ongoing conflict in and around the capital, UNHCR spokesperson Rupert Colville expressed deep concern about the “ghastly conditions” in which migrants and refugees are … Read more
The UNHCR Libya announced another tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea where 63 people are missing after the boat they were on board capsized.
Another 41 … Read more
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, appealed to concerned governments to allow the immediate disembarkation of hundreds of people stranded in the Mediterranean since Saturday aboard … Read more