Filippo Grandi commends the African nation for its generosity towards refugees and calls for additional humanitarian and development support during a two-day visit.
Filippo Grandi pledges continued support and cooperation with South African government to ensure refugee protection during a two-day visit.
The UN Refugee Agency's new Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, says the Global Compact on Refugees marks 'end to business as usual', although challenges remain.
Actress and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett interviews statelessness activist Maha Mamo about her 30-year-push to belong.
A more ambitious international approach is needed to address contemporary drivers of displacement, Filippo Grandi tells high-level meeting.
As Central Americans' asylum claims soar 231 per cent in less than one year, Filippo Grandi calls for further resources to better cope with the flow.
Evacuation flight takes 66 vulnerable refugees to Rwanda, where they receive shelter, medical checks and options for a safe future.
The everyday heroes from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East are being honoured for their outstanding humanitarian work.
An asylum-seeker allowed to disembark from the Open Arms rescue vessel on the Italian island of Lampedusa recalls the horror of her journey.
Marking World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi honours staff carrying out "crucial work" to aid those in greatest need in "some in the world's most dangerous places."
After receiving lifeguard instruction, Rohingya volunteers in Bangladesh rescue drowning teenager from reservoir.
ASB and UNHCR collaborate on second annual research workshop on refugee studies and forced migration
UNHCR and its partners provide round-the-clock emergency health care for Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh.