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UN High Commissioner For Refugees - Latest News [Page 1]

UNHCR welcomes NZ’s strengthened commitment to refugees

Friday, 4 October 2019, 3:51 pm | UN High Commissioner For Refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes New Zealand’s meaningful recommitment to refugee resettlement today in advance of the Global Refugee Forum in December. More >>

UNHCR delighted as major award presented to Sudanese Refugee

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 10:28 am | UN High Commissioner For Refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is delighted that Mr. Abdulaziz Muhamat has received the 2019 Martin Ennals Award at the ceremony in Geneva today. More >>

UNHCR appeals to Australia to act and save lives at risk

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 9:21 am | UN High Commissioner For Refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, appeals to the Government of Australia to take urgent action for all refugees and asylum-seekers in Papua New Guinea and Nauru today. UNHCR appreciates the efforts of doctors, independent experts, lawyers and elected representatives ... More >>

New Zealanders Mark 50 years of Refugee Assistance

Thursday, 14 December 2000, 2:27 pm | UN High Commissioner For Refugees

The 50th anniversary of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the world’s leading refugee organisation is no reason to celebrate, but nevertheless an opportunity for New Zealanders to feel proud, says the New Zealand UNHCR spokesperson. More >>

Witness accounts show pattern of forced removal

Monday, 27 September 1999, 9:41 am | UN High Commissioner For Refugees

24 September -- The first interviews with witnesses of recent violence in East Timor indicate an alarming pattern of well-planned and well-organized forcible removal of residents to other parts of Indonesia, a spokesman with the United Nations High ... More >>

UNHCR Refugees Daily News Summary

Monday, 27 September 1999, 9:37 am | UN High Commissioner For Refugees

Note: The following summary of refugee news has been prepared by UNHCR from publicly available media sources. It does not necessarily reflect the views of UNHCR, nor can UNHCR vouch for the accuracy or the comprehensiveness of the information provided. More >>




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