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UNHCR holds World Refugee Day in Iran for first time since COVID-19 26 Jun 2022

UNHCR holds World Refugee Day in Iran for first time since COVID-19

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, marked World Refugee Day on Wednesday with a series of events across the Islamic Republic of Iran, under the theme of “Whoever, Wherever, Whenever, everyone has the right to seek safety”.

Protecting refugees is a human rights principle, Iran writes to UNHCR 25 Nov 2021

Protecting refugees is a human rights principle, Iran writes to UNHCR

The communications and constitution implementation department of the Vice Presidency for Legal Affairs in a letter to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees called for the protection of asylum seekers and refugees in accordance with human rights obligations.

humanitarian situation in Afghanistan 21 Sep 2021

humanitarian situation in Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi have highlighted the importance of holding closer consultations between the two sides and discussed different dimensions of bilateral ties.

UNHCR concerned by Afghan refugees fleeing to Iran 10 Aug 2021

UNHCR concerned by Afghan refugees fleeing to Iran

  he United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is extremely concerned by the rapid escalation of conflict in Afghanistan, which forced two hundred Afghan refugees to flee to Iran over the weekend.

UN Called for New Solutions for Rohingya Crisis 22 Aug 2020

UN Called for New Solutions for Rohingya Crisis

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, called Friday for renewed solutions for displaced and stateless Rohingya communities inside and outside Myanmar.

UNHCR lauds Iran’s services for refugees 20 Jan 2020

UNHCR lauds Iran’s services for refugees

The UNHCR envoy in Iran, Ivo Freijsen, said on Saturday that Tehran's extensive services to asylum seekers and refugees are admirable.

Immediate Ceasefire in Libya; UN Urges 04 Jan 2020

Immediate Ceasefire in Libya; UN Urges

TEHRAN (Iran News) – The head of the UN, Antonio Guterres, urged Saturday an “immediate ceasefire” in war-weary Libya where the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) fights forces affiliated with Gen. Khalifa Haftar. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wants a “return to political dialogue by all parties and put an immediate ceasefire in Libya,” the […]

UNHCR: More credit warranted for Iran’s hosting of refugees 29 May 2018

UNHCR: More credit warranted for Iran’s hosting of refugees

TEHRAN – Volker Turk, the UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, believes that Iran has not received enough recognition for hosting refugees for the past 40 years. Speaking to a few reporters, Turk said Iran has done an exemplary job integrating Afghan refugees into its society and educational system. Turk was in Tehran to hold […]