The war in Ukraine continues to inflict immeasurable human suffering, death and destruction, putting millions at risk of serious violations and generating grave humanitarian needs.
Ciné-ONU Vienna film screening dedicated to World Refugee Day: “Simple as Water” by Oscar-winning director Megan Mylan depicts the universal significance of family and explores the profound effects of war, separation, and displacement.
11 000 children have arrived in Slovakia from Ukraine since the war began. Read the inspiring stories of four responders who were among the first to help and continue to give support to refugee families in Slovakia today.
"On this International Migrants Day, we reflect on the lives of the over 280 million people who left their country in the universal pursuit of opportunity, dignity, freedom, and a better life." — António Guterres
Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis, more than 4.9 million people have fled the country. Where are they now?
With almost 60 million people forcibly displaced globally and boat crossings of the Mediterranean in the headlines almost daily, it is becoming increasingly common to see the terms 'refugee' and 'migrant' being used interchangeably in media and public discourse. But is there a difference between the two, and does it matter?