UNHCR launches the first in a series of Good Practices Papers to help States, UNHCR operations and other stakeholders achieve the goals of the Campaign to End Statelessness within 10 Years.
This Good Practices Paper focuses on Action 1 of the Global Action Plan to End Statelessness, which aims at resolving major situations of statelessness around the world.
On 27 January 2015, UNHCR released an Update to the International Protection Considerations related to developments in Ukraine.
This paper supersedes UNHCR's July 2014 International Protection Considerations related to developments in Ukraine - Update I.
On 27 October 2014, UNHCR released a Position on Returns to Iraq, in which it urges States not to forcibly return persons originating from Iraq until tangible improvements in the security and human rights situation have occurred.
On 27 October 2014, UNHCR released an Update of its International Protection Considerations with regard to people fleeing northeastern Nigeria (the states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa) and surrounding region.
This paper supersedes UNHCR's October 2013 International Protection Considerations with regard to people fleeing northeastern Nigeria (the states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa).
Ensuring respect for the best interests of unaccompanied and separated children.
Core legal instruments and UNHCR's policy and guidance relating to children at risk.
Provisions, guidance and tools on detention, prison conditions and freedom of movement.
Legal, policy and guidance documents on gender equality and women.
Legal, policy and operational documents relating to Internally Displaced Persons.
Key information relevant to the protection of civilians in situations of armed conflict.
Documents on the intersection between refugee protection and international migration.
Legal, policy and guidance materials relevant to the refugee status determination process.
Core documents on UNHCR's resettlement activities, challenges and the policy framework.
Key materials relevant for asylum claims based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Key documents from several special initiatives to clarify and strengthen UNHCR's mandate.
Legal instruments, UNHCR policy documents and guidance on statelessness.
Documents relevant to the human rights mechanisms within the United Nations.
Key documents related to trafficking in human beings and international protection.
UNHCR policies, operational guidance and tools on voluntary repatriation.
The switch from depending on airlifts has slashed the costs and improved the supplies to refugees
António Guterres tells donors that failing to provide adequate help to refugees and their host countries could destabilize the entire region
Measures that make it more difficult to enter the EU are forcing people seeking international protection to take increasingly dangerous route to enter
Najib fled with his family after his wife was tormented by morality police. Now he finds therapy in practising sports and coaching fellow asylum-seekers.
A refugee mother is grateful for the identity card given to her by the Sudanese authorities after experiencing a potentially fatal labour in Khartoum.