RIGHTS AT RISK: Implications of a closer nexus between asylum and return procedures
On the backdrop of the political push for increasing effectiveness of the migration management system in the EU and for ensuring a more direct link between the asylum and return procedure, DRC reiterates the need for a critical...
Christian Friis Bach has stepped down from his role as Secretary General in the Danish Refugee Council
Christian Friis Bach has stepped down from his role as Secretary General in the Danish Refugee Council as from 24 April.
Statement of INGOs in Myanmar on the situation in Rakhine
As international NGOs supporting communities throughout Rakhine State, we express our deep concern with the continued fighting between the Myanmar Security and the Arakan Army Forces.
Partnerships and new technology are key for sustainable water supply in refugee camps
Our partnership with Grundfos and DTU ensures sustainable drinking water for refugees in Uganda through water stations powered by solar cells.
Third anniversary of the EU-Turkey Statement: Out of sight, out of mind
On the occasion of the third anniversary of the EU-Turkey Statement, NGOs including the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) reiterate the need for a change in policies and practices that trap refugees and migrants in the Greek hotspot...
Brussels Syria conference: Syrians don’t need handouts, they need to rebuild their lives
Oxfam and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) today called on governments and other donors to provide more funding to help Syrians recover from eight years of conflict and rebuild their lives. The international agencies also call...
Returns lead to depression and dreams of re-migration among Afghans
Depression, anxiety, isolation and stress. It is not easy to return to a country plagued by decades of conflict. And according to a new report by the Danish Refugee Council’s Mixed Migration Centre, psychological hardships make...
Statement at the Yemen pledging conference
Statement delivered by Christian Friis Bach, Secretary General at the Danish Refugee Council, at the Yemen pledging conference in Geneva, February 26:
DRC among top-three of world’s best NGO’s
Once again the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is ranked third best NGO in the world on NGO Advisor’s recently published annual list. Thus, Denmark's largest humanitarian NGO retains its position from last year, and for six consec...
Timely and predictable European arrangements for disembarkation
Since January 2018, at least 2,500 women, children and men have drowned in the Mediterranean, and several NGO rescue boats and their passengers been forced to endure up to several weeks stranded at sea without permission to dis...