The UN's refugee agency chief has said Russia giving Ukrainian children Russian nationalities and having them adopted goes against the fundamental principles of child protection.
According to local media, some asylum seekers are being kidnapped by traffickers in the UK, where at least 200 children have gone missing over the last year and a half.
The UN refugee agency will provide Rohingya language translators and counselling to determine if they were from the group of 190 Rohingya who were reported to be drifting in a small boat in the Andaman Sea for a month.
The development came after repeated UN calls for rescuing the persecuted Rohingya seemed to have failed.
The Hollywood actress has conducted over 60 field missions with UNHCR over the past two decades.
The situation is particularly dire in Lebanon, where nine out of 10 Syrian refugees are already living in extreme poverty, the United Nations refugee agency warned.
The World Bank estimates that by 2050, if nothing is done to prevent it, there will be 216 million people internally displaced by the climate crisis with the Middle East being one of the most vulnerable regions.
Clashes between government forces and M23 rebels resumed last Thursday in the Rutshuru territory, sending at least 11,000 people to seek refuge in neighboring Uganda.
Athens repeatedly denies accusations by rights groups and United Nations refugee agency UNHCR that it pushes migrants out of Greek waters.
The number of displaced has increased every year over the past decade — and it is now more than double the 42.7 million people displaced in 2012.
A Commission of Inquiry ordered by the UN cites evidence saying Israel has "no intention of ending the occupation" and is pursuing "complete control" over the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
UNHCR figures show the largest numbers of Ukrainian refugees in non-neighbouring countries were in Germany, the Czech Republic and Italy.
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