Últimas notícias UNHCR

Venezuelanos caminham por estrada equatoriana a caminho do Peru em Tulcán  REUTERS/Andres Rojas
Human Rights

Some 50 thousand Venezuelan refugees resettled under gov’t initiative

The initiative comprises moving from shelters in Roraima state—where Brazil shares national borders with Venezuela—to shelter and integration centers in the target city, family and social reunion, and an appointed job spot.

Imigrantes venezuelanos embarcam em avião da Força Aérea Brasileira, em Boa Vista, com destino à Manaus e São Paulo.
International

UN praises Brazil for granting refugee status to Venezuelans

For the first time, Brazil applied the criteria in the expanded definition of refuge as set forth by the Cartagena Declaration on its decision to grant refugee status to 174 Venezuelans last week.

International

UN launches campaign on refugees in Brazil

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has just launched a campaign dubbed #GenteDaGente in Brazil to show that refugees are like any other people.

Refugiados venezuelanos embarcam em avião da Força Aérea Brasileira, em Boa Vista, com destino à Manaus e São Paulo.
Human Rights

Unprecedented survey on refugees in Brazil reveals good education

Most refugees in Brazil work, have education levels higher than the average among Brazilians, and, despite difficulties, would choose the Latin American country yet again if they needed shelter one more time.

Refugiados da Nigéria, que lutam pela independência de Biafra, participam da apresentação do relatório “Tendências Globais”, organizado pela Acnur, durante o 1º Encontro Internacional e 2º Encontro Estadual sobre Migração e Refúgio.
General

UN launches website to help refugees find job in Brazil

The Global Compact and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) launched today (Apr. 3) in São Paulo a website aimed at helping companies hire refugees living in Brazil. The page includes information for employers on how to hire them.