Tag Archives | United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

UNHCR Update Libya (12 – 18 January 2019)

Key figures: 187,423 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs) 403,978 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 – April 2018) 56,204 registered refugees and asylumseekers in the State of Libya 23,370 overall persons arrived in Italy3 1,382 monitoring visits to detention centres in 2018 and 2019 2,709 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention in 2018 2,863 vulnerable […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Migration Health Coordinator, IOM – International Organization for Migration Resources Management Officer, IOM – International Organization for Migration Associate RSD Officer, UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Administration Coordinator, Humanity and Inclusion (HI) Area Coordinator, Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Education Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Logistics Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Senior Field Security Adviser, UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Protection Officer, UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Project Analyst, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme (Source: […]

€90.5m from EU to Strengthen Border Management

EU Trust Fund for Africa: additional €90.5 million to strengthen border management and protection of migrants in North Africa The European Commission has approved 3 new migration-related programmes in Northern Africa totalling more than €90 million. This follows last week’s European Council’s conclusions in which Leaders committed to stepping up support along the Central Mediterranean […]

Migration: EU mobilises New Assistance worth €467m

The EU adopts new programmes and projects of €467 million and continues to deliver on its commitments to assist vulnerable migrants and refugees as well as address root causes of irregular migration. Thanks to EU-IOM joint work, 150 migrants received assistance to return from Libya to Mogadishu, Somalia, in one day. The measures will complement […]

Aid reaches Displaced People in Southern Libya

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, managed to deliver this week urgently needed assistance to hundreds of displaced Libyan families in the town […]

UN assists more than 8,500 Displaced Women in Libya

UNFPA and UNHCR assist more than 8,500 displaced women across Libya In order to respond to the growing needs of vulnerable displaced women across Libya, UNHCR and UNFPA, with the support of German funding, are currently distributing 8,517 dignity and hygiene kits in 16 different locations in the areas of Tripoli, Misrata, Sabha, Nafusa Mountains, […]

UNHCR Flash Update Libya (16 – 23 March 2018)

Key figures: 165,478 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)1 341,534 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 – 2017)1 48,485 registered refugees and asylumseekers in the State of Libya2 6,163 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 20183 305 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018 983 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far […]