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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 chief warns that Syria crisis at dangerous tipping point, as humanitarian needs outpace funding
- UNHCR concerned by border practices after deaths of two Iraqis at the Bulgaria-Turkey border
- ID cards bring life-saving benefits for South Sudanese in Sudan
- UNHCR condemns kidnapping of Congolese refugees by LRA rebels
- UNHCR Chief appeals for more aid to Cameroon
- 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