UNHCR

There may be two main problems. The first problem centres around the designation of the refugee status and the second, the designation of who is particularly vulnerable and resettling based on this consideration. Religious minorities struggle to be recognised under either.
President Robert Mugabe a 'goodwill ambassador'.
Thousands of Rohingya children are hungry, dehydrated, malnourished, sick and traumatised. They have lost everything. The weather has been unkind, with frequent rains leaving a thick layer of mud everywhere.
"The Buddha would have helped those poor Muslims," said His Holiness the Dalai Lama this past week as the world witnessed
The world's growing refugee crisis is not only about numbers. It is also about time. There are 17.2million refugees under UNHCR's mandate, and half of them are under the age of 18. By the end of 2016, some 11.6million refugees were in a state of "protracted displacement" - meaning that they were in situations where at least 25,000 people have been forcibly displaced for more than five years. For 4.1million refugees, exile has lasted for 20 years or more.
It cannot be sufficiently stressed that in every human rights case there are human rights involved on both sides. A human rights case against the government is not just that: it is a case against the mass of law-abiding members of society. Theresa May and David Davis, please note!
It cannot be sufficiently stressed that in every human rights case there are human rights involved on both sides. A human rights case against the government is not just that: it is a case against the mass of law-abiding members of society. Theresa May and David Davis, please note!
We cannot let these policies of fear spread. Turning our backs on some of the world's most vulnerable people will only play into the hands of fanatics whose warped ideology feeds on division. Now is the time to stand together against this hate and stand steadfast in our compassion and support for those forced to flee terror and conflict.
This winter, WaterAid is reminding us of the power of this natural resource, which unites us biologically and physically. Clean water is a basic human need that transcends the countries, cultures and the kilometres between us. Just to survive, we need around 2.4 litres of water every day. Yet, while there is enough water in the world to meet everyone's basic needs, 663million people across the world struggle to even access enough clean water to drink.
Traditionally, when white smoke comes over the Vatican in St Peter's Square, Rome, it is the sign that the College of Cardinals