High Commissioner Filippo Grandi

Mexico: Helping refugees go into business, a ‘win-win situation’, says UNHCR’s Grandi

Through an innovative and collaborative scheme, some refugees in Mexico have started their own businesses creating what the UN refugee chief called on Wednesday “a win-win situation” for the local economy.

UN agency chiefs issue ‘call to action’ on behalf of refugee children

Protecting refugee children is “a test of our shared humanity,” two top United Nations officials said on Wednesday.

UN and Africa: UN refugee chief in Somalia, closing of POC site and 'Childhood under Attack' in South Sudan

First closure of civilian protection site in South Sudan

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News in Brief 24 July 2017 (AM)

Australia urged to end “offshore processing” of asylum seekers

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News in Brief 8 May 2017 (AM)

Rescue at sea more crucial than ever, urges UN Refugee Agency

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Refugees need more help earning a living

Refugees need more support to learn the skillsets required earn a living.

That’s according to Filippo Grandi, head of the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR.

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Syrian refugees: Conference seeks to expand resettlement, other solutions

Increasing the number of places that Syrian refugees can call home is among the aims of an international conference in Geneva on Wednesday.

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