May 11, 2023 12:20 pm
Kathmandu, May 11: The United Nations refugee agency, UN High Commission for Refugees, has expressed deep concerns over the recently surfaced fake Bhutanese refugee scam.
June 28, 2022 12:42 pm
KATHMANDU, June 28: Urban Rohingya refugees staged a protest outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Kathmandu demanding a permanent solution to their problem.
November 22, 2021 12:02 pm
TRIPOLI, Nov 22: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Sunday that it resettled 71 refugees from Libya to Canada.
October 6, 2020 17:27 pm
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The newly-appointed UNHCR Representative in Nepal, Carolin Spannuth Verma presented her Letter of Credentials to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, on Tuesday.
January 3, 2019 19:29 pm
PARIS, Jan 3: The number of migrants who died or went missing attempting to cross the Mediterranean fell by more than a quarter in 2018 over the previous year, to 2,262, the UN refugee agency said on Thursday.
September 11, 2018 13:00 pm
GENEVA, Sept 11: United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for a new quasi-judicial body to collect evidence with a view to future prosecution of crimes against Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar including murder and torture.
September 9, 2018 15:00 pm
PESHAWAR, Sept 9: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi on Saturday appreciated the government of Pakistan for hosting millions of Afghan refugees for almost four decades and said their voluntary repatriation would continue.
June 19, 2018 11:50 am
More than 68 million people were forced to flee their homes last year as a result of war, violence and other forms of persecution, according to a new report from the UN's refugee agency.
June 16, 2018 02:26 am
KATHMANDU, June 15: The newly-appointed UNHCR Representative in Nepal Bushra Halepota presented her credentials to Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali on Friday. Bushra, who just arrived in Nepal to take up her new assignment as UNHCR Representative in Nepal, began her career with the UN in 1991. She later joined the UN refugee agency in 1994 and served in a number of countries including Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the United States of America, Armenia, Pakistan and Iraq.
September 5, 2017 16:33 pm
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh, Sept 5: A massive influx of Rohingya refugees fleeing recent violence in Myanmar has pushed aid services in Bangladesh to the brink, with established camps already beyond capacity, aid workers said Tuesday.
August 11, 2016 20:35 pm
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is all set to organize sports event in the country to mark Team Refugee's first ever participation in the Rio Olympics 2016.