Pressemeldinger

30-07-2013 16:29 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UNHCR welcomes the High Court of Kenya's ruling which upholds the asylum right of urban refugees. The decision, reached on 26 July, relates to the "Petition number 19 of 2013" in which refugees challenged a directive issued by the Government of Kenya in December last year to transfer refugees from urban areas to the refugee camps at Dadaab and Kakuma.

29-07-2013 11:28 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UNHCR is concerned that Egyptian military and security personnel have been arbitrarily arresting and detaining an increasing number of Syrians, including several minors and people registered with UNHCR, amid growing anti-Syrian sentiment.

29-07-2013 11:24 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UNHCR has reviewed the measures announced by the Australian Government on 19 July in relation to asylum-seekers arriving by boat to Australia.

26-07-2013 09:46 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UNHCR praises the Republic of Lithuania for taking further steps to prevent and reduce statelessness through accession to the 1961 Convention. Lithuania is already a State party to the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, since 1999.

19-07-2013 10:28 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres expressed concern yesterday, about serious gaps in the protection of Syrians arriving in Europe and urged a more generous and consistent approach to Syrians seeking shelter and asylum in Europe.

19-07-2013 10:22 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres urged on Tuesday countries against restricting cross-border access for Syrian refugees, while warning that immediate measures must be taken to mitigate the enormous risks of spill-over and to stabilize Syria’s neighbours.

28-06-2013 15:49 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR With a month to go before the 28 July presidential elections in Mali, UNHCR is strengthening its role in helping neighbouring countries deal with out-of-country voting for Malian refugees.

20-06-2013 16:03 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR Ms. Jolie delivered the following statement today at a joint press conference at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres and Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister Espen Barth Eide.

20-06-2013 14:39 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR The following is a statement for World Refugee Day 2013, by High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres. Mr. Guterres is currently on mission in Amman, Jordan.

19-06-2013 17:39 CEST FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR Hollywood actress and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie is in Jordan to mark World Refugee Day, which each year is commemorated on June 20. UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, and Ms Jolie will be meeting government officials and refugees living in Jordan’s cities, as well as in the sprawling Za’atri refugee camp.