Tag: UNHCR

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Refugee Resettlement Reaches All Time Low

Refugee resettlement numbers have experienced a significant worldwide decline, due to COVID-19, the UN refugee agency has recorded. Only 15,425 were resettled from January to September 2020 globally. According to data from the United Nations High...

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Climate Refugees Acknowledged in UN Decision

In a landmark decision, the UN Human Rights Committee has found it unlawful to return refugees to their countries of origin where their lives would be at risk due to the climate. This comes as the global climate crisis continues to forcibly displace...