On 14 April 2015, UNHCR released an Update to Position on Returns to South Sudan.
This paper supersedes UNHCR's February 2014 UNHCR Position on Returns to South Sudan.
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.
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.
High Commissioner António Guterres says the international community must do all to prevent further deterioration of the situation in the Middle East before it becomes irreversible.
UNHCR welcomes increased resources for search-and-rescue and stresses the need to focus on saving lives, including in the Libyan search-and-rescue area.
Joint statement, signed by UNHCR chief António Guterres and others, says a tragedy of epic proportions is unfolding in the Mediterranean.
Some 114,000 Iraqis have fled Ramadi over the past two weeks to escape conflict. Of these, about 39,000 remain stuck inside Anbar province.
The refugee agency also interviews survivors of weekend shipwreck and says above 800 people perished, the highest such death toll recorded.