UN High Commissoner for Refugees Filippo Grandi called on the UN Security Council to demand a humanitarian ceasefire coupled with humanitarian aid inside Gaza.
This statement by the World Refugee & Migration Council’s Chair outlines specific concerns for the civilian populations of both Israel and Gaza, and their protection from the continuing violence and their displacement from their homes.
In the run-up to and during the December 2021 UNHCR High-Level Officials Meeting, Global Independent Refugee Women Leaders (GIRWL) co-founders led and participated in important dialogues with officials and other stakeholders on topics including refugee participation in decision-making, age, gender and diversity, and other issues. Anila Noor moderated three events and sessions tied to the High-Level […]
On 25 February, Join WRMC’s Rosemary McCarney who will moderate a discussion with Robert McLeman, Erica Pires Ramos and A.R. Siders for a lively discussion about the rapidly accelerating challenges around climate displacement as the world prepares for COP26.
While the international refugee regime is anchored in the 1951 Refugee Convention and the work of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Convention is silent on the question of state culpability, and the UNHCR’s Statute established its entirely non-political character.