UNHCR

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.

UN Secretary General Stands with HIAS

Nov 01, 2018

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres yesterday expressed solidarity with HIAS.

On Anniversary of Refugee Convention, HIAS Stands Committed to Welcome

Jul 27, 2018

This Saturday, July 28th, marks the 67th anniversary of the 1951 United Nations Refugee Convention.

HIAS Heads to Geneva to Talk International Refugee Protections

Jun 29, 2018

"Let’s put more resources in education, in employment, in giving opportunities to people so that they don’t unnecessarily need to move.”

New Record Number of Refugees Brings Urgent Need for Solutions

Jun 19, 2018

Two-thirds of all refugees come from five countries: Syria, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Myanmar, and Somalia.

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