News and Views
News and Views
Use of media, traditional and new, is vital for UNHCR in raising awareness, telling the story and getting our message out.

From the UNHCR headquarters, a wide range of information is provided about UNHCR's activities, including regular news conferences, daily news stories on the homepage of this website, press releases, a photo service and video material shot in some of the world's most remote locations.

Globally, a network of public information officers, supported by other staff, sends material to UNHCR's Communications Group for processing and dissemination. Timely and regular reports on our work and the people of concern to us play a vital role in keeping our staff, the public and donors informed - maintaining a high public profile is essential for an organization like UNHCR, which relies on the generosity of others for funding.

UNHCR maintains a network of media officers around the globe who are available around the clock to answer queries on every aspect of UNHCR's operations and policies.

UNHCR has a global network of information officers and others who report daily on the agency's varied activities on behalf of uprooted people around the world.

View photos from UNHCR operations worldwide.

View videos from UNHCR operations worldwide

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