Organisation

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Acronym
UNHCR

Items authored

Report

19 Jun 2017

By the end of 2016, 65.6 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations. That was an increase of 300,000 people over the previous year, and the world’s forcibly displaced population remained at a record high.

Report

20 Jun 2016

Wars and persecution have driven more people from their homes than at any time since UNHCR records began, according to this new report.

The report, entitled Global Trends, noted that on average 24 people were forced to flee each minute in 2015, four times...

Report

18 Jun 2015

Global forced displacement has seen accelerated growth in 2014, once again reaching unprecedented levels, according to this report.

Introduction

The year 2014 has seen continuing dramatic growth in mass displacement from wars and conflict, once again reaching levels unprecedented in recent history....

Report

26 Mar 2015

Looks at asylum claims lodged in 38 European and six non-European countries.

Summary

This report summarizes patterns and trends in the number of individual asylum claims submitted in Europe and selected non-European countries during 2014. The report covers the 38 European and...

Items published

Report

19 Jun 2017

By the end of 2016, 65.6 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations. That was an increase of 300,000 people over the previous year, and the world’s forcibly displaced population remained at a record high.

Report

20 Jun 2016

Wars and persecution have driven more people from their homes than at any time since UNHCR records began, according to this new report.

The report, entitled Global Trends, noted that on average 24 people were forced to flee each minute in 2015, four times...

Report

18 Jun 2015

Global forced displacement has seen accelerated growth in 2014, once again reaching unprecedented levels, according to this report.

Introduction

The year 2014 has seen continuing dramatic growth in mass displacement from wars and conflict, once again reaching levels unprecedented in recent history....

Report

26 Mar 2015

Looks at asylum claims lodged in 38 European and six non-European countries.

Summary

This report summarizes patterns and trends in the number of individual asylum claims submitted in Europe and selected non-European countries during 2014. The report covers the 38 European and...

Report

20 Jun 2014

By end-2013, 51.2 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, generalized violence, or human rights violations, according to this report.

Summary: GENEVA, June 20 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency reported today on World Refugee Day that the...

Items authored

4

Items published/produced

13

Associated content