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UNHCR Regional Representation for Northern Europe: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway & Sweden.

Joined March 2012


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  1. Despite the sharp decline in the number of asylum-seekers and migrants reaching European shores after crossing the Mediterranean Sea, men, women and children continue to die at sea. (1/7)

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  2. Join our team! UNHCR Northern Europe is recruiting an consultant. To apply:

  3. 12 hours ago

    Did you miss our event on the & global compacts? No worries! You can watch it here: Count down to and support the world's most comprehensive agreements for people on the move! Organised with

  4. How many -seekers arrived last year to the different Northern Europe countries? Who were they and where did they come from? Check out our fact sheets to see and compare data from the 8 countries that works with.

  5. Jul 5
  6. Jul 5

    "There should be more events like this that help us understand each other, especially for children." Read how and are bonding over food at a series of ethnic food workshops:

  7. Jul 5
  8. Jul 4

    Less than 0.5% of the world’s refugee population were resettled in 2017. Yet needs are greater than ever: the global refugee population passed 19 million in 2017, and resettlement needs have doubled in the last six years.

  9. Jul 4

    : young and seniors get together to teach each other new skills.

  10. Jul 4

    Estonia's🇪🇪 unearmarked funding to UNHCR & recent EUR 200K to the Ukraine Operation is crucial to help people displaced by violence, like Marina and her family 👉

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  11. Jul 4

    With strong support and generous donations to UNHCR, Norway🇳🇴 is instrumental in finding durable and comprehensive solutions to the situation of refugees in Europe & globally🌎🌍🌏

  12. Jul 4

    16.2 million people were newly displaced in 2017. That means tens of thousands fleeing for their lives. Read our new Global Trends report:

  13. Jul 4

    As Austria begins its EU Presidency, we call on it to lead and unite European Union countries towards a fair and functioning asylum system.

  14. Jul 3
  15. Jul 3

    Judith’s husband was a refugee from Chile in the 1970s. Now she is giving sanctuary to a Syrian refugee.

  16. Jul 3

    Join our team! UNHCR Northern Europe is recruiting an consultant. To apply:

  17. Jul 3

    These inspiring Danish students are helping refugees apply to university 🇩🇰 Read full story:

  18. Jul 3

    Norway joins EU and others in expressing support for the Global Compact for Refugees. Final round of consultations today . Important step for improved assistance to refugees and their hosts ,, , ,

  19. Jul 3

    Young refugees are active as community workers in Rohingya settlements in Bangladesh. They help refugees understand, speak out, be heard and participate. A great project supported by UNHCR.

  20. Jul 3

    “I for one will do what I can as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, to advocate for refugees and encourage others to join me,” said new Goodwill Ambassador , Ben Stiller.


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