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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.
- Burns victims rushed for treatment in Lampedusa after high seas ordeal
- UNHCR concern at xenophobic violence in South Africa
- UNHCR chief meets struggling Syrian refugees in Lebanon
- Latest deaths on Mediterranean highlight urgent need for increased rescue capacity
- Italian coastguard rescues thousands of migrants and refugees in Mediterranean
- 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