UNHCR

HIAS and UNHCR Strengthen Long-Standing Partnership

Dec 22, 2020

The leaders of HIAS and UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency, signed a memorandum of understanding that will strengthen the decades-long cooperation between the two organizations.

HIAS Ecuador Wins UN Awards

Oct 30, 2020

HIAS Ecuador was awarded by the UN for its work in gender equality programming and an agribusiness project.

HIAS Leaders Speak at UNHCR Forum For NGOs

Sep 29, 2020

HIAS's international program teams played a key role at the 2020 UNHCR-NGO Global Annual Consultations.

Today We Recognize Humanitarian Workers for All They Do

Aug 19, 2020

Each year on August 19, the United Nations honors humanitarian aid workers by celebrating World Humanitarian Day.

Number of Displaced Persons Reaches An All-Time High — Again

Jun 18, 2020

The U.N. refugee agency reported a huge surge in the number of people forcibly displaced around the world in 2019.

Innovative HIAS Program Helps Lift Venezuelan Refugees Out of Poverty

Jan 06, 2020

UNHCR recognizes the success stories of families in HIAS Ecuador's Graduation Model refugee integration and poverty prevention program.

International Community Meets to Help Refugees

Dec 12, 2019

Next week, the international refugee assistance community, leaders from government, business and other will gather in Geneva for the inaugural Global Refugee Forum.

HIAS Joins 25 Faith-Based Orgs Committed to Dignity of Refugees

Jun 20, 2019

Reinforcing the traditional role of faith communities in offering sanctuary to refugees, more than 25 faith-based actors express their further commitment to upholding the dignity of refugees through offering effective protection, access to social services and fulfilment of human rights and enhancing peacebuilding efforts.

Safe Spaces Open Up in Latin America

Jan 02, 2019

The Regional Safe Spaces Network of the Americas helps organizations working with refugees in Latin America to provide services for victims of sexual and gender-based violence.

UN Approves Global Compact on Refugees

Dec 18, 2018

This week in Geneva, the Global Compact on Refugees was endorsed with overwhelming support by members of the United Nations General Assembly.

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