UN Refugee Agency

EU has managed only 3 per cent of 160,000 planned refugee relocations

The European Union has fallen far behind its two-year plan to distribute 160,000 asylum seekers across the bloc, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Tuesday in Geneva.

UN: Forced displacement reaches new record of 65.3 million

A record 65.3 million people are internally displaced, asylum seekers or refugees, as a result of new conflicts that have erupted and old ones that have not been solved for decades, the UN Refugee...

UN accuses Austria and Balkan countries of migrant "chaos"

The new restrictions on migrants along the Balkan route are "creating chaos at several border points," the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday expressing concern because of recent "...

UN: 26,000 flee ethnic violence in South Sudan refugee camp

Some 26,000 people have reportedly fled a refugee camp in South Sudan after ethnic clashes broke out at the UN facility, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said Friday.

EU president pushes back against Germany's open migration stance

EU President Donald Tusk challenges Germany's migration policy, in an interview in which he calls for member states to abide by asylum rules and downplays a Berlin-cherished plan for the sharing...