World Refugee Day 2016 Commemoration

World Refugee Day 2016 Commemoration

UNHCR Commemorates World Refugee Day on 20 June 2016. UNHCR Indonesia held a commemoration event at the Goethe Institut, Jakarta.  “This year, we...

Cate Blanchett appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Cate Blanchett appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett as a global Goodwill Ambassador.   The...

A Big Thank You to the Women of Sahabat Kartini and others for helping Indonesian and refugee children through the Voice of Children Campaign

A Big Thank You to the Women of Sahabat Kartini and others for helping Indonesian and refugee children through the Voice of Children Campaign

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 16 March 2016 – On 15 March 2016, the spouse of the Norwegian Ambassador for Indonesia, Mrs. Noor Traavik, hosted an appreciation luncheon...

“Voice of Children – Listen with Love” raises hope that no child in Indonesia is left behind

“Voice of Children – Listen with Love” raises hope that no child in Indonesia is left behind

Jakarta 7 October 2015 – Humanitarians are linking up with celebrities and concerned Indonesians again this year for the Voices of Children concert, which...

UNHCR and Indonesia’s National Human Rights Commission Join Forces to Protect the Human Rights of Refugees and Others

UNHCR and Indonesia’s National Human Rights Commission Join Forces to Protect the Human Rights of Refugees and Others

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 28 July 2015 - The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Human Rights Commission of the Republic of...

  • World Refugee Day 2016 Commemoration
  • Cate Blanchett appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
  • A Big Thank You to the Women of Sahabat Kartini and others for helping Indonesian and refugee children through the Voice of Children Campaign
  • “Voice of Children – Listen with Love” raises hope that no child in Indonesia is left behind
  • UNHCR and Indonesia’s National Human Rights Commission Join Forces to Protect the Human Rights of Refugees and Others

UNHCR Indonesia - Speech and Statements

UNHCR Indonesia speech and statements from various events can be found here.

Information for Refugees / Asylum seekers

Information and announcement that refugees and asylum seekers should know.

Highlights

UNHCR's involvement in the Bali Process and partnerships with stakeholders.

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Nation of the Displaced

Video Galleries

Nation of the Displaced.

Photo Galleries

Indonesia is a young country but it has contributed significantly to refugee protection. UNHCR has some of these historical humanitarian operations in Indonesia captured in photographs.

UNHCR in Indonesia

UNHCR has been working in Indonesia since 1979 and has its main office in Jakarta and a presence in Medan, Tanjung Pinang, Makassar, Kupang and Pontianak.