Filippo Grandi

Sisi, UNHCR chief discuss further cooperation amid Egypt’s responsibilities towards refugees

Mon, 29 May 2023 - 03:08 GMT

In a meeting on Monday in Cairo, Sisi and Grandi discussed enhancing cooperation in light of Egypt being a destination for refugees coming from a number of sisterly countries and living side by side with the Egyptian people as brothers and guests, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement.

Egypt, UNHCR discuss mobilizing resources to back national aid efforts at Sudan border

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 09:16 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi have discussed the necessity that the UNHCR mobilize the required resources to support the national efforts at the Egyptian-Sudanese border.

UNHCR accuses Australia of backtracking on asylum seeker deal

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 - 08:42 GMT

The U.N. refugee agency accused Australia on Monday of reneging on an agreement to settle some vulnerable asylum seekers held in controversial offshore detention centres.