United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UN: London's plan to Stop Illegal Migrants violates International Law

The UK government's proposed asylum law is "very worrying", the UN refugee agency has warned.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees representative in the United Kingdom, Vicky Tennant, commented to the BBC that the measure would violate international law and was not necessary to stop Channel crossings.

Democracy Digest: Poland Starts Investigations into Abducted Ukrainian Children and Leaked Emails

Meanwhile, Polish Minister for European Affairs Szymon Szynkowski vel Sek announced this week that Poland, together with the European Commission, will launch an initiative to find Ukrainian children reportedly kidnapped by Russia since the war started.

Not Many Ukrainian Refugees have Stayed in Bulgaria since the Start of the Invasion

Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, Bulgaria has received 782,043 refugees at its borders and has granted temporary protection as per the Temporary Protection Directive of EU, to approximately 136,818 Ukrainian refugees, 87 percent of whom are women and children. 54,579 Ukrainian refugees remain within the country as of 5 October.

Exhibition marks World Refugee Day

UNHCR Türkiye marked the World Refugee Day with a photography exhibition, "Life Through My Eyes," originating from a series of photography workshops where Turkish and refugee children living in the southeastern province of Mardin came together to reflect on the environment they live in through their own lenses.

Over 3,000 migrants lost at sea in 2021: UN

More than 3,000 people died or went missing in the Mediterranean and Atlantic while trying to reach Europe last year, double the toll from 2020, the United Nations said on April 29.

A fresh report from the U.N. refugee agency demanded urgent action to combat surging deaths among refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants trying to reach Europe.