Three years and counting: Syria tops world list for forcibly displaced
Three years on from the start of the conflict in Syria, the country has become the world's leading country of forced displacement, with over nine million of its people uprooted from their homes.
Finnish municipalities more willing to accept Syrian refugees
UNHCR is delighted about the recent positive developments in Finland’s refugee policy. In the last few months, over 20 new Finnish municipalities have agreed to accept Syrian refugees.
UNHCR highlights female genital mutilation for 8th of March
This year, to mark the International Women’s Day, UNHCR Bureau for Europe is launching updated statistics in the publication ”Too Much Pain”.
UNHCR seminars on asylum mark the start of a closer cooperation with Norwegian authorities
One of UNHCR’s main goals in the Nordic and Baltic region is to strengthen collaboration with the local immigration authorities and promote UNHCR guidelines.