20 August 2014
Wearing the blue UNHCR vests and caps, staff members who participated in Bellmanstafetten 2014.
26 August 2014
At the end of 2013, the number of refugees globally under UNHCR’s mandate was estimated at 11.7 million, some 1.2 million more than at the end of 2012. This increase, from one year to another, was the highest in 20 years
News Article 04 July 2014
During the week of Almedalen, UNHCR and the Swedish Migration Board have put the spotlight on resettlement as a lifesaving measure and durable solution for refugees.
School children in Sweden are seeing the world through new eyes – the eyes of refugees, thanks to a groundbreaking UNHCR educational project that aims to combat intolerance.
News Article 28 June 2014
UNHCR and the Swedish Migration Board are participating in Sweden’s largest political event this week, setting the spotlight on refugee crises and stressing the importance of resettlement.
For interviews and media inquiries, please contact:Markku Aikomus,Senior Regional External Relations Officer & Spokesperson for Northern Europee-mail: AIKOMUS[at]unhcr.orgtelephone: +46 (0)8-457 4886mobile: +46 (0) 708 990169Twitter: @MarkkuAikomus