UN General Assembly Summit for Refugees and Migrants adopts key commitments to safeguard those on the move.
Thousands of refugees fleeing violence and human rights violations in South Sudan benefit from major aid operation.
Filippo Grandi expressed deep appreciation for the Pope's advocacy and efforts to bring attention to refugees and internally displaced people.
With this milestone, South Sudan joins Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia as countries which have produced more than a million refugees.
With over 1.3 million signatures, the petition will be handed to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and General Assembly President Peter Thomson in New York.
UNHCR chief hands #WithRefugees petition with more than 1.2 million signatures to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the UN General Assembly in New York.
Eighty-five-year-old Vira is among thousands of vulnerable elderly people snared in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, their lives turned upside down.
New study by UNHCR and Accenture finds mobile phone and internet access is as critical to refugees' safety and security as food, shelter and water.
Angelina Jolie Pitt called on world leaders to find a solution to the Syrian conflict during visit to Syrian refugees in Jordan.
While Ibrahim Al-Hussein did not make it through to the final of the 100 metre freestyle, competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games was a "dream come true."
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador heads top cast in exclusive Facebook film to promote UN Refugee Agency's #WithRefugees campaign.
Ibrahim Al-Hussein leads Independent Paralympic Athletes Team into the Maracanã Stadium behind the flag of the International Paralympic Committee.
UN General Assembly September 19 Summit Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants is set to adopt key commitments to enhance protection.
So far this year, the pace of drownings has only increased, setting 2016 on track to become the deadliest on record for those attempting to cross the Mediterranean.
During visit to Ankara, Filippo Grandi says he will continue to advocate for more international backing, including increased funding and refugee resettlement.