UN refugee agency

UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

The UN refugee agency says it feared around 500 migrants from Africa had drowned in the Mediterranean after witnesses said their overcrowded boat sank.

November 23, 2018
November 23, 2018

Create conditions in Myanmar conducive to refugee returns: UNHCR

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appeals to Myanmar to exert all efforts to create conditions conducive for voluntary return of the Rohingyas and address the root causes of the refugees’ displacement in line with the recommendations of the Kofi-Annan led Advisory Commission on Rakhine State.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

The UN refugee agency says it feared around 500 migrants from Africa had drowned in the Mediterranean after witnesses said their overcrowded boat sank.

June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015

UNHCR chief slams govt over trafficking

Chief of the UN refugee agency slams Bangladesh government’s role in curbing human trafficking.