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Vincent Cochetel was held hostage for 317 days in 1998 in Chechnya. Watch him tell his powerful story.
Refugee Protection and International Migration - Trends August 2013-July 2014
UNHCR is calling on States to provide resettlement and other forms of admission for Syrian refugees.
- UNHCR condemns kidnapping of Congolese refugees by LRA rebels
- UNHCR Chief appeals for more aid to Cameroon
- Asylum applications in industrialized world soar to almost 900,000 in 2014
- UNHCR welcomes Single Procedure Scheme
- Iris scan system provides cash lifeline to Syrian refugees in Jordan
- Irish Stories Archives
The UNHCR/SARI Fair Play Football Cup takes place every year at the Law Society Gardens, Dublin, to mark and celebrate World Refugee Day.read more
Working with the Irish authorities to provide access for people seeking refuge and protection, UNHCR has worked in Ireland since 1998.read more