UN agency appeals for better protection for world’s stateless people

The United Nations refugee agency appealed today for greater efforts to help an estimated 12 million people worldwide who are considered stateless and left in limbo with limited human rights.

Protracted conflicts creating semi-permanent refugees, warns top UN official

Warning that “never-ending” conflicts are creating new semi-permanent refugee populations, a top United Nations official today called on governments to expand their efforts to ensure protection for the world’s 43 million forcibly displaced people.