Gillian Triggs

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Gillian Triggs says : “We do need to continue education and commitment to these principles, because we never know when they’re going to be needed,” External link

swissinfo Tuesday, June 14, 2022 2:21:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, June 12, 2022 10:34:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, June 12, 2022 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy,” External link

wsoctv Sunday, June 12, 2022 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “One of the first reasons that I wanted to come to India was the fact that India has a very long history of support for refugees. India opened its borders and it protected many people over many centuries,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, April 26, 2022 1:22:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “But we’d suggest that all too often, those who are displaced, who are refugees are among the most vulnerable in any country because they fled with nothing and they depend on all of us to gain or regain the self-reliance or self-sufficiency, that’s so important,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, April 26, 2022 1:22:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR remains firmly opposed to arrangements that seek to transfer refugees and asylum seekers to third countries in the absence of sufficient safeguards and standards,” External link

euractiv-en Wednesday, April 20, 2022 6:53:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs afirma : “O ACNUR opõe-se firmemente a acordos que procurem transferir refugiados e requerentes de asilo para países terceiros, sem garantias e normas suficientes” External link

Publico Saturday, April 16, 2022 9:13:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs disse : "Pessoas que fogem de guerras, conflitos e perseguições merecem compaixão e empatia. Elas não devem ser comercializadas como mercadorias e transportadas para o exterior para serem processadas" External link

noticias-r7 Friday, April 15, 2022 9:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We are a politically neutral, humanitarian body – it’s not really for me to comment on the politics,” “But we are in an environment in which populist governments will appeal to their rightwing, anti-migrant sentiment and this would presumably be part of that” External link

guardian Friday, April 15, 2022 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “At the political level, we are seeing levels of discrimination,” “We are deeply concerned that the processes appear to be discriminatory. One of the fundamental principles of international law is is non-discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnicity or nationality” External link

guardian Friday, April 15, 2022 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs saying : "People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy. They should not be traded like commodities and transferred abroad for processing" External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, April 15, 2022 7:06:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs adds : “For those who decided to remain in Liberia, the government agreed to give them residency permits,” External link

rfi-en Friday, April 15, 2022 4:21:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “It’s terrifying of course for people to stay but it’s equally terrifying for many to move across borders where they don’t have friends and relations and where they don’t know what’s going to happen to them,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 6, 2022 2:08:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs told : “Unfortunately, women and children are particularly vulnerable in these circumstances and suffer disproportionately,” External link

theage Saturday, March 5, 2022 9:29:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We do see these really heartening situations in which refugees are helping themselves but where women are very much at the forefront of these efforts to create an environment of self-reliance where they can protect themselves and their families. We see this everywhere,” External link

theage Saturday, March 5, 2022 9:29:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “It’s terrifying of course for people to stay but it’s equally terrifying for many to move across borders where they don’t have friends and relations and where they don’t know what’s going to happen to them,” External link

smh Saturday, March 5, 2022 5:02:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Besides, access to cash to facilitate their daily lives is fundamental for refugees to live in dignity. I'm pleased to see that the government, together with partners and UNHCR in the country, are working on this," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We had very open and constructive discussions with the Government on all issues relating to the protection of refugees and asylum-seekers in the country. I’m encouraged that the Government will reinforce their commitment to improving refugee protection in accordance with international law,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Monday, January 24, 2022 11:41:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Zimbabwe submitted 14 pledges during the Global Refugee Forum in 2019 and the High-Level Panel on Statelessness. There were seven to improve the situation of refugees in the country and seven on statelessness. I thank the Government for this bold decision in support of refugees and to address statelessness issues, I encourage them to fulfil all the commitments,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Monday, January 24, 2022 11:41:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Access to livelihoods opportunities, skills development, education, health, safety and security including peaceful co-existence with the host community are contributing to a favourable protection environment. Besides, access to cash to facilitate their daily lives is fundamental for refugees to live in dignity. I’m pleased to see that the Government, together with partners and UNHCR in the country, are working on this,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Monday, January 24, 2022 11:41:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs indiqué : «Nous avons aussi parlé du retour des réfugiés nigérians dans leur pays. J’ai même effectué une mission à Diffa dans ce cadre. Il y a aussi été question de l’aspect sécuritaire, de la complexité de cette situation, des différentes interventions du HCR ainsi que de l’appui que notre Institution apporte et continuera d’apporter au Niger et au Nigéria par rapport à la question des réfugiés» External link

nigerdiaspora Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Forced displacement disproportionately affects people with disabilities. They are often at higher risk of violence, discrimination, neglect, gender-based violence, exploitation and abuse, face barriers to access basic services, and are often excluded from education and livelihood opportunities," External link

reliefWeb Friday, December 3, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : “Given recent developments, we are very concerned about the safety of UNHCR recognized Cambodian refugees in Thailand,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, November 24, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are extremely alarmed by this trend of forcibly returning refugees to Cambodia, where they face a serious risk of persecution," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, November 23, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are extremely alarmed by this trend of forcibly returning refugees to Cambodia, where they face a serious risk of persecution," External link

afp-en Tuesday, November 23, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We are extremely alarmed by this trend of forcibly returning refugees to Cambodia, where they face a serious risk of persecution. Given recent developments, we are very concerned about the safety of UNHCR recognised Cambodian refugees in Thailand,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, November 22, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs señaló : “Con cerca de nueve de cada diez personas refugiadas acogidas en regiones en desarrollo y con el impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 que se siente de forma aguda en estos países, el reparto de responsabilidades que es el núcleo del Pacto debe intensificarse para hacer frente a los retos que tenemos, tanto ahora como en los próximos años” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, November 17, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The picture that has emerged is mixed. We see that countries with the fewest resources continue to bear the most responsibility for both new and protracted refugee situations. At the same time, we are seeing some good indications of progress by states, the private sector, civil society, and development banks in helping to try and bridge the gap,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, November 16, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “With around nine out of 10 refugees hosted in developing regions and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic felt acutely in these countries, responsibility sharing which is at the core of the Compact - must be stepped up to meet the challenges we are facing both now and in the years to come,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, November 16, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The picture that has emerged is mixed. We see that countries with the fewest resources continue to bear the most responsibility for both new and protracted refugee situations. At the same time, we are seeing some good indications of progress by states, the private sector, civil society, and development banks in helping to try and bridge the gap,” External link

unhcr-org Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “With around nine out of 10 refugees hosted in developing regions and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic felt acutely in these countries, responsibility sharing – which is at the core of the Compact - must be stepped up to meet the challenges we are facing – both now and in the years to come,” External link

unhcr-org Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “But despite these advances in many countries,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “In the interest of protecting people’s lives and securing public health, national vaccination plans must be implemented in as inclusive a manner as possible. Given that many stateless people already face widespread exclusion and marginalization, barriers to access must be addressed and special consideration given to their situation,” External link

unhcr-org Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : "What we're trying to talk about ... is to support the host countries to enable people to be included in access to education, children to school, family members to work, but of course, most particularly in this time of COVID, access to health and to vaccines," External link

msn-uk Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:50:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : "What we're trying to talk about ... is to support the host countries to enable people to be included in access to education, children to school, family members to work, but of course, most particularly in this time of COVID, access to health and to vaccines," External link

trust Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Unfortunately, the plight of refugees and people displaced has been mixed up, conflated with the general migration - which of course is also very, very large - but refugees do form a very special group. They're fleeing violence and persecution, discrimination, and criminal gangs, and they do, as a matter of law and policy, need the support, but you need the political leadership," External link

irishsun Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “LGBTIQ+ people around the world face violence and discrimination from their governments, their communities and even from their own families,” External link

unhcr-org Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox's Bazar and to maintain family connections with those in the camps," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:00:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonise and punish them and may put their lives at risk,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 3, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : "Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk," External link

independent-UK Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox's Bazar (on the mainland) and to maintain family connections with those in the camps," External link

ibtimes Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox's Bazar (on the mainland) and to maintain family connections with those in the camps," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:38:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk," External link

trust2 Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk," External link

trust Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk,” External link

cyprus-mail Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:13:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Bhasan Char has some potential, though the human and protection elements of refugees living there must be fully considered. The refugees who decide to relocate to Bhasan Char must do so on a voluntary basis. They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox’s Bazar and maintain family connections with those in the camps,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "If vulnerable people like the Rohingya lose their education, if the children idly pass the time on the streets without an education and if the young men and young women do not have access to education, they will have no future," External link

haberler-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : "There is a very difficult political environment in Myanmar," External link

haberler-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Bhasan Char has some potential, though the human and protection elements of refugees living there must be fully considered. Refugees who decide to relocate to Bhasan Char must do so on a voluntary basis. They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox’s Bazar and to maintain family connections with those in the camps,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “While Bangladesh has shown humanity and solidarity, in line with the guiding principles of the Global Compact on Refugees, the international community must step up and give practical effect to the obligation to share responsibility, and to protect refugees and support the host Bangladeshi Government,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Bhasan Char has some potential, though the human and protection elements of refugees living there must be fully considered. Refugees who decide to relocate to Bhasan Char must do so on a voluntary basis. They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox’s Bazar and to maintain family connections with those in the camps,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said ( about Sheikh Hasina ) : “It’s the biggest refugee camp in the world. We fully support the prime minister’s (Sheikh Hasina) policy,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Refugees are not commodities that can be traded by wealthier nations. To do so is dehumanizing, exploitative and dangerous," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs warned : “I am dismayed by the argument that it is more cost effective to send and host asylum seekers in countries of the global south. I find this morally reprehensible – we must not put price tags on human lives. Refugees are not commodities that can be traded by wealthier nations. To do so is dehumanizing, exploitative and dangerous,” “Externalization exploits both the vulnerabilities of overstretched, developing nations and those of refugees” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs warned : “The evidence is that externalization arrangements do not deter desperate refugees from taking perilous journeys to seek safety. Rather, they will magnify risks, prompt resort to alternative routes, and exacerbate pressures on frontline states,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs warned : “I am dismayed by the argument that it is more cost effective to send and host asylum seekers in countries of the global south. I find this morally reprehensible – we must not put price tags on human lives. Refugees are not commodities that can be traded by wealthier nations. To do so is dehumanizing, exploitative and dangerous,” “Externalization exploits both the vulnerabilities of overstretched, developing nations and those of refugees” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs warned : “The evidence is that externalization arrangements do not deter desperate refugees from taking perilous journeys to seek safety. Rather, they will magnify risks, prompt resort to alternative routes, and exacerbate pressures on frontline states,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We must not let COVID-19 thwart the exceptional progress that has been made in expanding these pathways. While they are not a substitute for resettlement and humanitarian admissions, which offer more robust and longer-term forms of legal protection, they are safe and orderly forms of admission that can save lives and benefit many refugees,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:13:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We are especially worried for the 200 children currently at the centre, half of whom are unaccompanied. They need specific care arrangements and to be separated from the adults,” External link

cyprus-mail Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Cyprus is one of Europe’s frontline states and it faces increasing migratory pressures. Among those arriving are people fleeing conflict and persecution, in need of international protection,” “We offered to increase our support to the authorities to help ensure unimpeded access to asylum for those who need it, as well as technical support for safe, fair and efficient asylum processes, including access to legal aid” External link

cyprus-mail Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Cyprus is one of Europe’s frontline states and it faces increasing migratory pressures. Among those arriving are people fleeing conflict and persecution, in need of international protection,” “We offered to increase our support to the authorities to help ensure unimpeded access to asylum for those who need it, as well as technical support for safe, fair and efficient asylum processes, including access to legal aid” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We are especially worried for the 200 children currently at the centre, half of whom are unaccompanied. They need specific care arrangements and to be separated from the adults,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pandemic has had a very significant impact on refugees and the more than 80 million people displaced globally,” “We’ve seen a very significant setback to refugee protection, but also, because of the social and economic impacts, a huge setback to education. And we sadly think particularly for girls, where advances had been made in recent years, we’re now seeing a very significant regression” External link

theage Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:38:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “There are many, many countries that have simply gone into their own, into themselves [and] protected themselves, but really failed to do so in relation to the community generally,” External link

theage Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:38:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Children, women and men fleeing for their lives should be given sanctuary,” External link

myanmarnews Friday, April 16, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Children, women and men fleeing for their lives should be given sanctuary,” External link

observer Monday, April 5, 2021 7:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Children, women and men fleeing for their lives should be given sanctuary,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “This is a true humanitarian tragedy. A disaster that brings all sorts of protection needs,” “I spoke to a grandmother whose daughter was killed during the conflict and the father of the child was beheaded and the grandmother is now caring for that child. Another woman I met is caring for a stranger’s child who is now orphaned. This is common here, where women are caring for each other’s children, where the parents have been lost” External link

iol Tuesday, March 23, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “This is a true humanitarian tragedy. A disaster that brings all sorts of protection needs,” “I spoke to a grandmother whose daughter was killed during the conflict and the father of the child was beheaded and the grandmother is now caring for that child. Another woman I met is caring for a stranger’s child who is now orphaned. This is common here, where women are caring for each other’s children, where the parents have been lost” External link

clubofmozambique Tuesday, March 23, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "In this case, a grandmother was caring for a baby a few months old," "Her daughter had been killed in the conflict and the father of the child had been killed and beheaded and the grandmother was now in this period of grief trying to care for this child without milk. Where they were grinding up root vegetables for the children, giving them diarrhea and exposing them to all sorts of other things" External link

voanews Monday, March 22, 2021 10:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs affirmé ( about la Commission ) : «La situation est désespérée» External link

elwatan Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:41:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs explicou : “Estima-se que no momento cerca de 700 mil pessoas estão deslocadas internamente nas províncias do norte de Moçambique, cerca de duas mil pessoas foram mortas devido a esta explosão da violência, mais de 50% dos afectados são crianças. Referir que quando estas pessoas deslocaram-se fugindo da violências muitas delas ficaram sem documentos e por isso privando-se de ter acesso à educação e outros serviços de que elas necessitam” External link

voaportugues Friday, March 19, 2021 11:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “I have heard unbelievable human tragedies,” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, March 19, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR has been clear: it is possible for a country both to protect the public health of its people and to ensure access to territory for people forced to flee their homes,” External link

HumanRightsWatch Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Unless concerted efforts are made to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19, we risk leaving refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls behind," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Disabilities, marginalization, diverse sexual orientation and gender identities are also compounding discrimination and risks of violence for refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "prove catastrophic on refugee girls' education," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 8, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Unless concerted efforts are made to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19, we risk leaving refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls behind," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 8, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Unless concerted efforts are made to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19, we risk leaving refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls behind,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, March 8, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Disabilities, marginalization, diverse sexual orientation and gender identities are also compounding discrimination and risks of violence for refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, March 8, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Unless concerted efforts are made to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19, we risk leaving refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls behind,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, March 8, 2021 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Disabilities, marginalization, diverse sexual orientation and gender identities are also compounding discrimination and risks of violence for refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, March 8, 2021 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs disse : “O ACNUR foi claro: é possível para um país proteger a saúde pública de sua população e garantir o acesso ao território para pessoas forçadas a fugir de suas casas. As medidas que restringem o acesso ao asilo não devem se enraizar sob o pretexto de saúde pública” External link

veja Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs says : "These are fundamental breaches of refugee law," External link

npr Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Mexico is making a decisive step to end immigration detention for children and we are encouraged by this promising development,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Mexico is making a decisive step to end immigration detention for children and we are encouraged by this promising development,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 4, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : “Respecting human lives and refugee rights is not a choice, it’s a legal and moral obligation. While countries have the legitimate right to manage their borders in accordance with international law, they must also respect human rights. Pushbacks are simply illegal,” External link

neurope Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Respecting human lives and refugee rights is not a choice, it’s a legal and moral obligation. While countries have the legitimate right to manage their borders in accordance with international law, they must also respect human rights. Pushbacks are simply illegal,” External link

guardian Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The Covid-19 pandemic provides no exception; it is possible to protect against the pandemic and to ensure access to fair and speedy asylum processes,” External link

guardian Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pushbacks are carried out in a violent and apparently systematic way. Boats carrying refugees are being rounded up after they land and then pushed back to sea. Many have reported violence and abuse by state forces. People arriving by land are also being informally detained and forcibly returned to neighbouring countries without any consideration of their international protection needs” External link

guardian Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Respecting human lives and refugee rights is not a choice, it’s a legal and moral obligation,” “While countries have the legitimate right to manage their borders in accordance with international law, they must also respect human rights. Pushbacks are simply illegal,” External link

presstv Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "The pushbacks are carried out in a violent and apparently systematic way," "Boats carrying refugees are being towed back. People are being rounded up after they land and then pushed back to sea. Many have reported violence and abuse by state forces" External link

dw-en Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "With so few arrivals to Europe, this should be a manageable situation," External link

dw-en Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We advocate for national independent monitoring mechanisms to be set up to ensure access to asylum, to prevent rights violations at borders, and to ensure accountability. Independent monitoring is also proposed by the EU Pact and we urge EU Member States to support this” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We advocate for national independent monitoring mechanisms to be set up to ensure access to asylum, to prevent rights violations at borders, and to ensure accountability. Independent monitoring is also proposed by the EU Pact and we urge EU Member States to support this” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We have seen that refugee resettlement can be managed, even during a global health emergency, as long as there are proper and adequate health and safety protocols in place,” External link

sarajevotimes Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The fact is that as long as wars and conflict continue, displacement remains protracted, and the least-resourced countries are left with the extremely disproportionate burden of hosting the majority of the world’s refugees, we need other countries to step up,” External link

sarajevotimes Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We have seen that refugee resettlement can be managed, even during a global health emergency, as long as there are proper and adequate health and safety protocols in place,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, January 25, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The fact is that as long as wars and conflict continue, displacement remains protracted, and the least-resourced countries are left with the extremely disproportionate burden of hosting the majority of the world’s refugees, we need other countries to step up,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, January 25, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We have seen that refugee resettlement can be managed, even during a global health emergency, as long as there are proper and adequate health and safety protocols in place,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, January 25, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The fact is that as long as wars and conflict continue, displacement remains protracted, and the least-resourced countries are left with the extremely disproportionate burden of hosting the majority of the world’s refugees, we need other countries to step up,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, January 25, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "As a result of conflict and socio-economic deterioration worsened by the pandemic, we are seeing some of the most egregious human rights violations in the Sahel," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 8, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : “Both climate change and the COVID pandemic transcend borders and threaten millions of lives,” “Sadly, refugees and displaced people are among the most vulnerable in the world to the disease, and to the effects of climate change” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The highest cost will be the cost of doing nothing,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The highest cost will be the cost of doing nothing,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, December 3, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : “Both climate change and the COVID pandemic transcend borders and threaten millions of lives,” “Sadly, refugees and displaced people are among the most vulnerable in the world to the disease, and to the effects of climate change” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Children are being forced to fight by armed groups, trafficked, raped, sold, forced into sexual or domestic servitude, or married off,” External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, December 2, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "As a result of conflict and socio-economic deterioration worsened by the pandemic, we are seeing some of the most egregious human rights violations in the Sahel," External link

polandsun Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “As a result of conflict and socio-economic deterioration worsened by the pandemic, we are seeing some of the most egregious human rights violations in the Sahel,” External link

un-org Wednesday, December 2, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "The world cannot afford to be complacent and indifferent to their plight. Millions of lives are at stake. Humanitarians can only do so much," External link

haberler-en Monday, November 30, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are dealing with a disappointingly low resettlement ceiling to begin with -- a quota of less than 50,000 for the entire year -- and this was further impacted by COVID-19 delaying departures and pausing some states' resettlement programs," External link

presstv Sunday, November 22, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Expanding safe and legal pathways to protection, including through resettlement, saves refugees' lives and it can also mitigate their resort to dangerous journeys by land or sea," External link

presstv Sunday, November 22, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are dealing with a disappointingly low resettlement ceiling to begin with -- a quota of less than 50,000 for the entire year -- and this was further impacted by Covid-19 delaying departures and pausing some states' resettlement programmes," External link

mizzima Friday, November 20, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Expanding safe and legal pathways to protection, including through resettlement, saves refugees' lives and it can also mitigate their resort to dangerous journeys by land or sea," External link

mizzima Friday, November 20, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs déclaré : "Selon les données actuelles, nous sommes en présence de l'un des niveaux de réinstallation les plus bas jamais observés depuis près de deux décennies" External link

lorientlejour Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are dealing with a disappointingly low resettlement ceiling to begin with -- a quota of less than 50,000 for the entire year -- and this was further impacted by Covid-19 delaying departures and pausing some states' resettlement programmes," External link

afp-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Expanding safe and legal pathways to protection, including through resettlement, saves refugees' lives and it can also mitigate their resort to dangerous journeys by land or sea," External link

afp-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Current rates point to one of the lowest levels of resettlement witnessed in almost two decades. This is a blow for refugee protection and for the ability to save lives and protect those most at risk," External link

haberler-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Current rates point to one of the lowest levels of resettlement witnessed in almost two decades. This is a blow for refugee protection and for the ability to save lives and protect those most at risk,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Expanding safe and legal pathways to protection, including through resettlement, saves refugees’ lives and it can also mitigate their resort to dangerous journeys by land or sea,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR has been clear: it is possible for a country both to protect the public health of its people and to ensure access to territory for people forced to flee their homes. Measures restricting access to asylum must not be allowed to become entrenched under the guise of public health,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pandemic has threatened the social and economic rights of the most vulnerable in society – among them refugees and those forcibly displaced who, all too often, depend on the informal economy. They are among the first to suffer the economic impacts of a lockdown,” “UNHCR operations also report increasing incidents of discrimination, stigmatization and xenophobia against refugees and displaced people, exacerbating tensions with local communities” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The virus does not distinguish between legal status or nationality. Access to health services should not depend on citizenship or restrictive visa conditions. A realistic and practical opportunity for protection lies in social inclusion and in non-discriminatory access to education, health and employment,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR has been clear: it is possible for a country both to protect the public health of its people and to ensure access to territory for people forced to flee their homes. Measures restricting access to asylum must not be allowed to become entrenched under the guise of public health,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pandemic has threatened the social and economic rights of the most vulnerable in society – among them refugees and those forcibly displaced who, all too often, depend on the informal economy. They are among the first to suffer the economic impacts of a lockdown,” “UNHCR operations also report increasing incidents of discrimination, stigmatization and xenophobia against refugees and displaced people, exacerbating tensions with local communities” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The virus does not distinguish between legal status or nationality. Access to health services should not depend on citizenship or restrictive visa conditions. A realistic and practical opportunity for protection lies in social inclusion and in non-discriminatory access to education, health and employment,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence,” External link

unhcr-mediterranean Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pandemic has shown us the importance of working together, of shared responsibilities, and of the need to ensure that health and other social services meet the needs of us all, not just a few,” “The virus does not discriminate between legal status or nationality. Access to health services does not depend on citizenship or visa conditions” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Just a few weeks later…the spirit and optimism built upon the Compact and Forum were to be profoundly tested by the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “In this time of COVID, some states have even been reluctant to receive back their own nationals despite the right of citizens to return to their country; a right that should be respected,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “COVID-19 has given us confidence in digital technologies. They have proved to be highly successful in promoting remote access to asylum systems and referral and counseling services,” “There will be no going back. At UNHCR we hope to develop these technologies, to scale them up and to provide wider coverage and more effective international protection” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “At the height of the pandemic, 168 countries fully or partially closed their borders with about 90 making no exception for people seeking asylum, seriously limiting access to international protection,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Particularly shocking has been the denial of disembarkation of boats carrying asylum seekers adrift in the Mediterranean and Andaman Sea – contrary of course to that maritime tradition of rescues of those at peril,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Today, 113 countries have shown that there are ways to resume their asylum systems,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “They have been among the first to feel the economic impact of lockdowns. Many have lost their jobs, been evicted from their homes and their children have been out of school for many months,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The virus does not distinguish between legal status or nationality. Access to health services cannot depend on citizenship or visa conditions,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Another lesson learned over these last few months is that we know the pandemic will affect all of us. We can no longer exclude people on the basis of their legal status. The future must be one of inclusion and shared responsibility,” “The Global Compact on Refugees has provided us with a vision and the strategies to meet these challenges” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Opportunities to study abroad also complement humanitarian admissions and resettlement programs by facilitating safe and legal entry of refugees to other countries. Study routes not only support their empowerment but also help with finding them long-term solutions,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, October 2, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Opportunities to study abroad also complement humanitarian admissions and resettlement programs by facilitating safe and legal entry of refugees to other countries. Study routes not only support their empowerment but also help with finding them long-term solutions,” External link

unhcr-org Friday, October 2, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “with our own eyes on Lesbos, it was quite clear no boats were coming through” External link

taipeitimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key, and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities, and wider society," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, September 5, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key, and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities, and wider society,” External link

middleeastmonitor Friday, September 4, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key, and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities, and wider society," External link

haberler-en Friday, September 4, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We proposed concrete measures to the Greek authorities to help with refugee self-reliance and integration programs and we stand ready to support. Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities and wider society,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, September 4, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We proposed concrete measures to the Greek authorities to help with refugee self-reliance and integration programs and we stand ready to support. Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities and wider society,” External link

unhcr-org Friday, September 4, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk," "COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help" External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice," "Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum" External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, July 31, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, July 31, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

guardian-ng Friday, July 31, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

guardian-ng Friday, July 31, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

africa-newsroom Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

africa-newsroom Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs dijo : “Los refugiados que huyen de la guerra y la persecución no deben ser castigados o criminalizados simplemente por ejercer su derecho humano fundamental a solicitar asilo” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 24, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Refugees fleeing war and persecution should not be punished or criminalized simply for exercising their fundamental human right to seek asylum,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 24, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Refugees fleeing war and persecution should not be punished or criminalized simply for exercising their fundamental human right to seek asylum,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, July 24, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Refugees fleeing war and persecution should not be punished or criminalized simply for exercising their fundamental human right to seek asylum,” External link

unhcr-org Friday, July 24, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs adds : “What we’re asking governments to do is to be sure that they include IDPs, refugees and asylum seekers in their national programs” External link

laht Friday, June 5, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs dijo : “Estamos enfrentando una crisis de salud global que está extendiendo el sufrimiento humano y cambiando vidas. La pandemia de COVID-19 ya ha sobrecargado los sistemas de salud, las economías y las sociedades de algunos de los países más fuertes del mundo. Debemos estar atentos en nuestro apoyo a las personas más vulnerables del mundo, incluidas las personas desplazadas por la fuerza y ​​apátridas que ahora se encuentran en mayor riesgo a medida que la pandemia se extiende por el resto del mundo” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Some women and girls may end up confined to their shelters and homes, trapped with their abusers without the ability to distance themselves or to seek in-person support,” External link

namibian Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Some women and girls may end up confined to their shelters and homes, trapped with their abusers without the ability to distance themselves or to seek in-person support,” External link

namibian Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR is urging stronger intra-EU solidarity with the EU Mediterranean coastal States receiving refugees and migrants and calling for other Member States to show greater responsibility-sharing in the form of relocation support,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

allafrica Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic,” External link

independent-UG Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families” External link

independent-UG Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs adiantou : “Algumas mulheres podem acabar confinadas aos seus abrigos e casas, presas com os seus agressores, sem capacidade de se distanciarem ou procurarem ajuda pessoalmente” External link

odocumento Monday, April 20, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs adiantou : “Algumas mulheres podem acabar confinadas aos seus abrigos e casas, presas com os seus agressores, sem capacidade de se distanciarem ou procurarem ajuda pessoalmente” External link

odocumento Monday, April 20, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs adiantou : "Algumas mulheres podem acabar confinadas aos seus abrigos e casas, presas com os seus agressores, sem capacidade de se distanciarem ou procurarem ajuda pessoalmente" External link

correiodopovo Monday, April 20, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs affirmé : «Nous devons accorder une attention urgente à la protection des femmes et des filles réfugiées, déplacées ou apatrides à l'heure de cette pandémie» External link

elmoudjahid Monday, April 20, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 20, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 20, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said ( about Secretary General ) : "To preserve lives and secure rights, governments, together with humanitarian actors, must ensure that rising risks of violence for displaced and stateless women are taken into account in the design of national COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery plans," "All women and girls have the right to a life free from all forms of violence. We must stand with displaced and stateless women and girls as we reiterate the Secretary General's message and urge all governments to put all women and girls' safety first as they respond to the pandemic," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, April 20, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

digitaljournal Monday, April 20, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

digitaljournal Monday, April 20, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence," External link

wam-en Monday, April 20, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Globally, our network of UNHCR protection staff are on high alert. Our life-saving programmes for women and girls subjected to violence are being adapted where possible. In some locations they are now being managed remotely by social workers with the support of trained community volunteer networks," External link

wam-en Monday, April 20, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic,” External link

capitalfm Monday, April 20, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families” External link

capitalfm Monday, April 20, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

thenational Monday, April 20, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

thenational Monday, April 20, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

dhakatribune Monday, April 20, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

dhakatribune Monday, April 20, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, April 20, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

aljazeera-en Monday, April 20, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

modernghana Monday, April 20, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

modernghana Monday, April 20, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 20, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 20, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

JakartaPost Monday, April 20, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

JakartaPost Monday, April 20, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

business-standard Monday, April 20, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

business-standard Monday, April 20, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families” External link

Hindu Monday, April 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

afp-english Monday, April 20, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

afp-english Monday, April 20, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

yahoo-au Monday, April 20, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

yahoo-au Monday, April 20, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

ibtimes Monday, April 20, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

ibtimes Monday, April 20, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, April 20, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Globally, our network of UNHCR protection staff are on high alert. Our life-saving programs for women and girls subjected to violence are being adapted where possible. In some locations they are now being managed remotely by social workers with the support of trained community volunteer networks,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, April 20, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “To preserve lives and secure rights, Governments, together with humanitarian actors, must ensure that rising risks of violence for displaced and stateless women are taken into account in the design of national COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery plans,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, April 20, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, April 20, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Globally, our network of UNHCR protection staff are on high alert. Our life-saving programs for women and girls subjected to violence are being adapted where possible. In some locations they are now being managed remotely by social workers with the support of trained community volunteer networks,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, April 20, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “To preserve lives and secure rights, Governments, together with humanitarian actors, must ensure that rising risks of violence for displaced and stateless women are taken into account in the design of national COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery plans,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, April 20, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, April 20, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Globally, our network of UNHCR protection staff are on high alert. Our life-saving programs for women and girls subjected to violence are being adapted where possible. In some locations they are now being managed remotely by social workers with the support of trained community volunteer networks,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, April 20, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “To preserve lives and secure rights, Governments, together with humanitarian actors, must ensure that rising risks of violence for displaced and stateless women are taken into account in the design of national COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery plans,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, April 20, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The idea of the forum, a global refugee forum, is to try to deal with the unprecedented numbers of refugees, displaced persons, stateless persons, who are of concern to UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). And the central idea is to share the burden, and the responsibilities, of this this vast and unprecedented number of people. This movement of people globally,” External link

AfricaNews-English Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “What do we want from it? What we are hoping for, and we have very optimistic indications, at the moment, that we’ll get significant financial commitments, both by governments and through the banking lending facilities. But we’ll also get engagement with civil society and the business community,” External link

AfricaNews-English Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "When it comes to Maria Folau, it concerns me it is part of what we see in a great deal of public bullying," External link

qt Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I don't think employers should have that power [to sack someone] and I don't think that one should lose one’s job for putting a view in good faith that you have put, particularly as a reflection that could be a religious view," External link

smh Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I don't think employers should have that power [to sack someone] and I don't think that one should lose one’s job for putting a view in good faith that you have put, particularly as a reflection that could be a religious view," External link

theage Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs says : "I was always impressed by Helen," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 29, 2019 5:44:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs says : "I was always impressed by Helen," External link

theage Friday, March 29, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I think we've actually reached what you'd call the tipping point, finally we're all starting to wake up," "These laws and policies, whatever we're talking about - the homelessness, the contemptuous dismissal of the Uluru Statement from the heart, women's issues and pay equality, equality of opportunity, the futures of our young people - along with the horror of asylum seeker treatment, I think the Australian public now are starting to say we must ask questions about this because this does not reflect the values that we stand for" External link

bordermail Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said ( about Radio Australia ) : "My primary response is one of considerable disappointment," "The children have been transferred from Nauru to Australia for medical reasons, and they are frankly in despair at the prospect of returning to the conditions and circumstances of their detention in Nauru" External link

pidp Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:36:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We have been absolutely unanimous in our views," External link

news4jax Friday, December 7, 2018 9:08:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "To my knowledge we have received no complaints ... I will certainly take it on notice and check," External link

9news Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:06:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We do not currently have authoritative nationwide data that would help us identify patterns and risk factors to prevent avoidable deaths from domestic and family violence," External link

9news Tuesday, January 24, 2017 8:03:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs told : "I've also been asked the question how do you live with the consequences of such political and media abuse," External link

9news Friday, November 18, 2016 9:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "It'll be interesting to see what the public sees as women who have stood out to them," "I'm still thinking about [my vote] … It's been a difficult year for women in Australia" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 10, 2016 5:29:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," "I had suspected older students would have been more willing to share their experiences but there are very young women who trust the commission and are willing to write highly articulate accounts" External link

smh Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," External link

smh Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," "I had suspected older students would have been more willing to share their experiences but there are very young women who trust the commission and are willing to write highly articulate accounts" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 19, 2016 5:50:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," "I had suspected older students would have been more willing to share their experiences but there are very young women who trust the commission and are willing to write highly articulate accounts" External link

smh Monday, September 19, 2016 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Of course the statistics, the mapping of the situation, is vital to developing policy," External link

9news Tuesday, August 23, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Offshore processing could work in a humane way collaboratively with our neighbours, it clearly is not working at the moment and I think the only solution is to bring the children home," External link

9news Thursday, August 11, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs told : “We really need the public’s attention to ensure that our politicians change the policy. This is unsustainable, and of course extremely expensive to the Australian taxpayer,” External link

farsnews-en Wednesday, August 10, 2016 1:26:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs explicou : “Sei que desde há dois ou três anos foram recebidas mais ou menos umas dez queixas deste género” External link

tvi24 Wednesday, August 3, 2016 12:02:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs explicou : "Sei que desde há dois ou três anos foram recebidas mais ou menos umas dez queixas deste género" External link

destak Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs explicou : "Sei que desde há dois ou três anos foram recebidas mais ou menos umas dez queixas deste género" External link

cmjornal Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:44:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I'm aware over the last two or three years of something like 10 or so of these kinds of complaints," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 3, 2016 12:06:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I'm aware over the last two or three years of something like 10 or so of these kinds of complaints," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 2, 2016 11:47:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "They are finding Christmas Island an extremely convenient place to have, because if you take troublesome prisoners out of the mainland and put them four hours flight out of Perth, they are much less able to have access to what legal recourse is available and they don't attract as much attention politically in Australia," External link

rnzi Monday, August 1, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "If one of us were to have been found to have treated our children in this way, we would probably be charged with a criminal offence and the children taken away from us," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I think for the prime minister to respond so quickly with the idea of a royal commission, and possibly an interim report, is exactly what we need," External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:32:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I think for the prime minister to respond so quickly with the idea of a royal commission, and possibly an interim report, is exactly what we need," "If one of us were to have been found to have treated our children in this way we would probably be charged with a criminal offence and the children taken away from us" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I'm very thankful. I think this speedy reaction to really a shocking evidence, the filming, and I think it's an illustration of leadership, where we can start to, as the prime minister says, get to the bottom of this," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, July 26, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “I think it’s inevitable that will increase the refugee flow and it will almost certainly lead to the deaths of more civilians,” External link

dalje-en Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:23:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "The nature of that request was to ask for my resignation," External link

radioaustralia Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:42:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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predecessor0.11%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
president34.19%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
human rights commission president17.57%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
rights commission president13.42%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
australian human rights commission president5.43%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
commissioner5.22%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
former commission president0.11%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
human rights commissioner6.18%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
justice commissioner0.11%EN12/07/201607/12/2016
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turnbull human rights commission president0.21%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
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présidente0.32%FR08/10/201610/08/2016
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chief0.32%EN07/25/201625/07/2016
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Gillian TriggsFR6.24%
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Filippo Grandi said ( about Gillian Triggs ) : “Gillian Triggs brings to UNHCR extensive expertise, knowledge and vast experience in international refugee protection that will contribute enormously to our efforts to protect, assist and find solutions for those forced by violence and persecution to flee their homes,” “At this challenging time when displacement globally is at record levels, this appointment reaffirms our commitment to international protection as the core of all of UNHCR’s work on behalf of the world’s refugees, displaced and stateless people” External link

unhcr-org Friday, August 9, 2019 9:40:00 AM EAT

Eric Abetz said ( about Gillian Triggs ) : "The Australian people are fed up with the repeated incompetence displayed by Professor Triggs and this announcement by the prime minister will be welcomed by many in the community," External link

9news Wednesday, November 16, 2016 11:11:00 AM EAT

Sam Mostyn said ( about Gillian Triggs ) : "Her work to defend human rights in principle and her focus on issues such as the inquiry into children in detention has been critical," "More than ever, we need advocates like Professor Triggs" External link

9news Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Shorten said ( about Gillian Triggs ) : "Now you see Gillian Triggs, who's corrected the record at the earliest possible moment, she's now being attacked by this Government, keen to distract from what they haven't done this week," "What we saw this week is a shocking guns for votes swap and now we see the finger pointing continuing on" External link

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Gillian Triggs says : “We do need to continue education and commitment to these principles, because we never know when they’re going to be needed,” External link

swissinfo Tuesday, June 14, 2022 2:21:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, June 12, 2022 10:34:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, June 12, 2022 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy,” External link

wsoctv Sunday, June 12, 2022 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “One of the first reasons that I wanted to come to India was the fact that India has a very long history of support for refugees. India opened its borders and it protected many people over many centuries,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, April 26, 2022 1:22:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “But we’d suggest that all too often, those who are displaced, who are refugees are among the most vulnerable in any country because they fled with nothing and they depend on all of us to gain or regain the self-reliance or self-sufficiency, that’s so important,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, April 26, 2022 1:22:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR remains firmly opposed to arrangements that seek to transfer refugees and asylum seekers to third countries in the absence of sufficient safeguards and standards,” External link

euractiv-en Wednesday, April 20, 2022 6:53:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs afirma : “O ACNUR opõe-se firmemente a acordos que procurem transferir refugiados e requerentes de asilo para países terceiros, sem garantias e normas suficientes” External link

Publico Saturday, April 16, 2022 9:13:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs disse : "Pessoas que fogem de guerras, conflitos e perseguições merecem compaixão e empatia. Elas não devem ser comercializadas como mercadorias e transportadas para o exterior para serem processadas" External link

noticias-r7 Friday, April 15, 2022 9:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We are a politically neutral, humanitarian body – it’s not really for me to comment on the politics,” “But we are in an environment in which populist governments will appeal to their rightwing, anti-migrant sentiment and this would presumably be part of that” External link

guardian Friday, April 15, 2022 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “At the political level, we are seeing levels of discrimination,” “We are deeply concerned that the processes appear to be discriminatory. One of the fundamental principles of international law is is non-discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnicity or nationality” External link

guardian Friday, April 15, 2022 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs saying : "People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy. They should not be traded like commodities and transferred abroad for processing" External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, April 15, 2022 7:06:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs adds : “For those who decided to remain in Liberia, the government agreed to give them residency permits,” External link

rfi-en Friday, April 15, 2022 4:21:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “It’s terrifying of course for people to stay but it’s equally terrifying for many to move across borders where they don’t have friends and relations and where they don’t know what’s going to happen to them,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 6, 2022 2:08:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs told : “Unfortunately, women and children are particularly vulnerable in these circumstances and suffer disproportionately,” External link

theage Saturday, March 5, 2022 9:29:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We do see these really heartening situations in which refugees are helping themselves but where women are very much at the forefront of these efforts to create an environment of self-reliance where they can protect themselves and their families. We see this everywhere,” External link

theage Saturday, March 5, 2022 9:29:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “It’s terrifying of course for people to stay but it’s equally terrifying for many to move across borders where they don’t have friends and relations and where they don’t know what’s going to happen to them,” External link

smh Saturday, March 5, 2022 5:02:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Besides, access to cash to facilitate their daily lives is fundamental for refugees to live in dignity. I'm pleased to see that the government, together with partners and UNHCR in the country, are working on this," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We had very open and constructive discussions with the Government on all issues relating to the protection of refugees and asylum-seekers in the country. I’m encouraged that the Government will reinforce their commitment to improving refugee protection in accordance with international law,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Monday, January 24, 2022 11:41:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Zimbabwe submitted 14 pledges during the Global Refugee Forum in 2019 and the High-Level Panel on Statelessness. There were seven to improve the situation of refugees in the country and seven on statelessness. I thank the Government for this bold decision in support of refugees and to address statelessness issues, I encourage them to fulfil all the commitments,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Monday, January 24, 2022 11:41:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Access to livelihoods opportunities, skills development, education, health, safety and security including peaceful co-existence with the host community are contributing to a favourable protection environment. Besides, access to cash to facilitate their daily lives is fundamental for refugees to live in dignity. I’m pleased to see that the Government, together with partners and UNHCR in the country, are working on this,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Monday, January 24, 2022 11:41:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs indiqué : «Nous avons aussi parlé du retour des réfugiés nigérians dans leur pays. J’ai même effectué une mission à Diffa dans ce cadre. Il y a aussi été question de l’aspect sécuritaire, de la complexité de cette situation, des différentes interventions du HCR ainsi que de l’appui que notre Institution apporte et continuera d’apporter au Niger et au Nigéria par rapport à la question des réfugiés» External link

nigerdiaspora Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Forced displacement disproportionately affects people with disabilities. They are often at higher risk of violence, discrimination, neglect, gender-based violence, exploitation and abuse, face barriers to access basic services, and are often excluded from education and livelihood opportunities," External link

reliefWeb Friday, December 3, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : “Given recent developments, we are very concerned about the safety of UNHCR recognized Cambodian refugees in Thailand,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, November 24, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are extremely alarmed by this trend of forcibly returning refugees to Cambodia, where they face a serious risk of persecution," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, November 23, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are extremely alarmed by this trend of forcibly returning refugees to Cambodia, where they face a serious risk of persecution," External link

afp-en Tuesday, November 23, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We are extremely alarmed by this trend of forcibly returning refugees to Cambodia, where they face a serious risk of persecution. Given recent developments, we are very concerned about the safety of UNHCR recognised Cambodian refugees in Thailand,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, November 22, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs señaló : “Con cerca de nueve de cada diez personas refugiadas acogidas en regiones en desarrollo y con el impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 que se siente de forma aguda en estos países, el reparto de responsabilidades que es el núcleo del Pacto debe intensificarse para hacer frente a los retos que tenemos, tanto ahora como en los próximos años” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, November 17, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The picture that has emerged is mixed. We see that countries with the fewest resources continue to bear the most responsibility for both new and protracted refugee situations. At the same time, we are seeing some good indications of progress by states, the private sector, civil society, and development banks in helping to try and bridge the gap,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, November 16, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “With around nine out of 10 refugees hosted in developing regions and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic felt acutely in these countries, responsibility sharing which is at the core of the Compact - must be stepped up to meet the challenges we are facing both now and in the years to come,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, November 16, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The picture that has emerged is mixed. We see that countries with the fewest resources continue to bear the most responsibility for both new and protracted refugee situations. At the same time, we are seeing some good indications of progress by states, the private sector, civil society, and development banks in helping to try and bridge the gap,” External link

unhcr-org Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “With around nine out of 10 refugees hosted in developing regions and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic felt acutely in these countries, responsibility sharing – which is at the core of the Compact - must be stepped up to meet the challenges we are facing – both now and in the years to come,” External link

unhcr-org Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “But despite these advances in many countries,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “In the interest of protecting people’s lives and securing public health, national vaccination plans must be implemented in as inclusive a manner as possible. Given that many stateless people already face widespread exclusion and marginalization, barriers to access must be addressed and special consideration given to their situation,” External link

unhcr-org Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : "What we're trying to talk about ... is to support the host countries to enable people to be included in access to education, children to school, family members to work, but of course, most particularly in this time of COVID, access to health and to vaccines," External link

msn-uk Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:50:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : "What we're trying to talk about ... is to support the host countries to enable people to be included in access to education, children to school, family members to work, but of course, most particularly in this time of COVID, access to health and to vaccines," External link

trust Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Unfortunately, the plight of refugees and people displaced has been mixed up, conflated with the general migration - which of course is also very, very large - but refugees do form a very special group. They're fleeing violence and persecution, discrimination, and criminal gangs, and they do, as a matter of law and policy, need the support, but you need the political leadership," External link

irishsun Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “LGBTIQ+ people around the world face violence and discrimination from their governments, their communities and even from their own families,” External link

unhcr-org Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox's Bazar and to maintain family connections with those in the camps," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:00:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonise and punish them and may put their lives at risk,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 3, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : "Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk," External link

independent-UK Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox's Bazar (on the mainland) and to maintain family connections with those in the camps," External link

ibtimes Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox's Bazar (on the mainland) and to maintain family connections with those in the camps," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:38:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk," External link

trust2 Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk," External link

trust Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk,” External link

cyprus-mail Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:13:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Bhasan Char has some potential, though the human and protection elements of refugees living there must be fully considered. The refugees who decide to relocate to Bhasan Char must do so on a voluntary basis. They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox’s Bazar and maintain family connections with those in the camps,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "If vulnerable people like the Rohingya lose their education, if the children idly pass the time on the streets without an education and if the young men and young women do not have access to education, they will have no future," External link

haberler-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : "There is a very difficult political environment in Myanmar," External link

haberler-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Bhasan Char has some potential, though the human and protection elements of refugees living there must be fully considered. Refugees who decide to relocate to Bhasan Char must do so on a voluntary basis. They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox’s Bazar and to maintain family connections with those in the camps,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “While Bangladesh has shown humanity and solidarity, in line with the guiding principles of the Global Compact on Refugees, the international community must step up and give practical effect to the obligation to share responsibility, and to protect refugees and support the host Bangladeshi Government,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Bhasan Char has some potential, though the human and protection elements of refugees living there must be fully considered. Refugees who decide to relocate to Bhasan Char must do so on a voluntary basis. They should have freedom of movement on the island and must be granted the possibility to return to Cox’s Bazar and to maintain family connections with those in the camps,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said ( about Sheikh Hasina ) : “It’s the biggest refugee camp in the world. We fully support the prime minister’s (Sheikh Hasina) policy,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Refugees are not commodities that can be traded by wealthier nations. To do so is dehumanizing, exploitative and dangerous," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Such practices undermine the rights of those seeking safety and protection, demonize and punish them and may put their lives at risk," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs warned : “I am dismayed by the argument that it is more cost effective to send and host asylum seekers in countries of the global south. I find this morally reprehensible – we must not put price tags on human lives. Refugees are not commodities that can be traded by wealthier nations. To do so is dehumanizing, exploitative and dangerous,” “Externalization exploits both the vulnerabilities of overstretched, developing nations and those of refugees” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs warned : “The evidence is that externalization arrangements do not deter desperate refugees from taking perilous journeys to seek safety. Rather, they will magnify risks, prompt resort to alternative routes, and exacerbate pressures on frontline states,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs warned : “I am dismayed by the argument that it is more cost effective to send and host asylum seekers in countries of the global south. I find this morally reprehensible – we must not put price tags on human lives. Refugees are not commodities that can be traded by wealthier nations. To do so is dehumanizing, exploitative and dangerous,” “Externalization exploits both the vulnerabilities of overstretched, developing nations and those of refugees” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs warned : “The evidence is that externalization arrangements do not deter desperate refugees from taking perilous journeys to seek safety. Rather, they will magnify risks, prompt resort to alternative routes, and exacerbate pressures on frontline states,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We must not let COVID-19 thwart the exceptional progress that has been made in expanding these pathways. While they are not a substitute for resettlement and humanitarian admissions, which offer more robust and longer-term forms of legal protection, they are safe and orderly forms of admission that can save lives and benefit many refugees,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:13:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We are especially worried for the 200 children currently at the centre, half of whom are unaccompanied. They need specific care arrangements and to be separated from the adults,” External link

cyprus-mail Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Cyprus is one of Europe’s frontline states and it faces increasing migratory pressures. Among those arriving are people fleeing conflict and persecution, in need of international protection,” “We offered to increase our support to the authorities to help ensure unimpeded access to asylum for those who need it, as well as technical support for safe, fair and efficient asylum processes, including access to legal aid” External link

cyprus-mail Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Cyprus is one of Europe’s frontline states and it faces increasing migratory pressures. Among those arriving are people fleeing conflict and persecution, in need of international protection,” “We offered to increase our support to the authorities to help ensure unimpeded access to asylum for those who need it, as well as technical support for safe, fair and efficient asylum processes, including access to legal aid” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We are especially worried for the 200 children currently at the centre, half of whom are unaccompanied. They need specific care arrangements and to be separated from the adults,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pandemic has had a very significant impact on refugees and the more than 80 million people displaced globally,” “We’ve seen a very significant setback to refugee protection, but also, because of the social and economic impacts, a huge setback to education. And we sadly think particularly for girls, where advances had been made in recent years, we’re now seeing a very significant regression” External link

theage Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:38:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “There are many, many countries that have simply gone into their own, into themselves [and] protected themselves, but really failed to do so in relation to the community generally,” External link

theage Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:38:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Children, women and men fleeing for their lives should be given sanctuary,” External link

myanmarnews Friday, April 16, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Children, women and men fleeing for their lives should be given sanctuary,” External link

observer Monday, April 5, 2021 7:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Children, women and men fleeing for their lives should be given sanctuary,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “This is a true humanitarian tragedy. A disaster that brings all sorts of protection needs,” “I spoke to a grandmother whose daughter was killed during the conflict and the father of the child was beheaded and the grandmother is now caring for that child. Another woman I met is caring for a stranger’s child who is now orphaned. This is common here, where women are caring for each other’s children, where the parents have been lost” External link

iol Tuesday, March 23, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “This is a true humanitarian tragedy. A disaster that brings all sorts of protection needs,” “I spoke to a grandmother whose daughter was killed during the conflict and the father of the child was beheaded and the grandmother is now caring for that child. Another woman I met is caring for a stranger’s child who is now orphaned. This is common here, where women are caring for each other’s children, where the parents have been lost” External link

clubofmozambique Tuesday, March 23, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "In this case, a grandmother was caring for a baby a few months old," "Her daughter had been killed in the conflict and the father of the child had been killed and beheaded and the grandmother was now in this period of grief trying to care for this child without milk. Where they were grinding up root vegetables for the children, giving them diarrhea and exposing them to all sorts of other things" External link

voanews Monday, March 22, 2021 10:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs affirmé ( about la Commission ) : «La situation est désespérée» External link

elwatan Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:41:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs explicou : “Estima-se que no momento cerca de 700 mil pessoas estão deslocadas internamente nas províncias do norte de Moçambique, cerca de duas mil pessoas foram mortas devido a esta explosão da violência, mais de 50% dos afectados são crianças. Referir que quando estas pessoas deslocaram-se fugindo da violências muitas delas ficaram sem documentos e por isso privando-se de ter acesso à educação e outros serviços de que elas necessitam” External link

voaportugues Friday, March 19, 2021 11:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “I have heard unbelievable human tragedies,” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, March 19, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR has been clear: it is possible for a country both to protect the public health of its people and to ensure access to territory for people forced to flee their homes,” External link

HumanRightsWatch Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Unless concerted efforts are made to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19, we risk leaving refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls behind," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Disabilities, marginalization, diverse sexual orientation and gender identities are also compounding discrimination and risks of violence for refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "prove catastrophic on refugee girls' education," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 8, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Unless concerted efforts are made to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19, we risk leaving refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls behind," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 8, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Unless concerted efforts are made to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19, we risk leaving refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls behind,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, March 8, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Disabilities, marginalization, diverse sexual orientation and gender identities are also compounding discrimination and risks of violence for refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, March 8, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Unless concerted efforts are made to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19, we risk leaving refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls behind,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, March 8, 2021 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Disabilities, marginalization, diverse sexual orientation and gender identities are also compounding discrimination and risks of violence for refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, March 8, 2021 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs disse : “O ACNUR foi claro: é possível para um país proteger a saúde pública de sua população e garantir o acesso ao território para pessoas forçadas a fugir de suas casas. As medidas que restringem o acesso ao asilo não devem se enraizar sob o pretexto de saúde pública” External link

veja Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs says : "These are fundamental breaches of refugee law," External link

npr Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Mexico is making a decisive step to end immigration detention for children and we are encouraged by this promising development,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Mexico is making a decisive step to end immigration detention for children and we are encouraged by this promising development,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 4, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : “Respecting human lives and refugee rights is not a choice, it’s a legal and moral obligation. While countries have the legitimate right to manage their borders in accordance with international law, they must also respect human rights. Pushbacks are simply illegal,” External link

neurope Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Respecting human lives and refugee rights is not a choice, it’s a legal and moral obligation. While countries have the legitimate right to manage their borders in accordance with international law, they must also respect human rights. Pushbacks are simply illegal,” External link

guardian Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The Covid-19 pandemic provides no exception; it is possible to protect against the pandemic and to ensure access to fair and speedy asylum processes,” External link

guardian Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pushbacks are carried out in a violent and apparently systematic way. Boats carrying refugees are being rounded up after they land and then pushed back to sea. Many have reported violence and abuse by state forces. People arriving by land are also being informally detained and forcibly returned to neighbouring countries without any consideration of their international protection needs” External link

guardian Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Respecting human lives and refugee rights is not a choice, it’s a legal and moral obligation,” “While countries have the legitimate right to manage their borders in accordance with international law, they must also respect human rights. Pushbacks are simply illegal,” External link

presstv Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "The pushbacks are carried out in a violent and apparently systematic way," "Boats carrying refugees are being towed back. People are being rounded up after they land and then pushed back to sea. Many have reported violence and abuse by state forces" External link

dw-en Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "With so few arrivals to Europe, this should be a manageable situation," External link

dw-en Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We advocate for national independent monitoring mechanisms to be set up to ensure access to asylum, to prevent rights violations at borders, and to ensure accountability. Independent monitoring is also proposed by the EU Pact and we urge EU Member States to support this” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We advocate for national independent monitoring mechanisms to be set up to ensure access to asylum, to prevent rights violations at borders, and to ensure accountability. Independent monitoring is also proposed by the EU Pact and we urge EU Member States to support this” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We have seen that refugee resettlement can be managed, even during a global health emergency, as long as there are proper and adequate health and safety protocols in place,” External link

sarajevotimes Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The fact is that as long as wars and conflict continue, displacement remains protracted, and the least-resourced countries are left with the extremely disproportionate burden of hosting the majority of the world’s refugees, we need other countries to step up,” External link

sarajevotimes Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We have seen that refugee resettlement can be managed, even during a global health emergency, as long as there are proper and adequate health and safety protocols in place,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, January 25, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The fact is that as long as wars and conflict continue, displacement remains protracted, and the least-resourced countries are left with the extremely disproportionate burden of hosting the majority of the world’s refugees, we need other countries to step up,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, January 25, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We have seen that refugee resettlement can be managed, even during a global health emergency, as long as there are proper and adequate health and safety protocols in place,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, January 25, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The fact is that as long as wars and conflict continue, displacement remains protracted, and the least-resourced countries are left with the extremely disproportionate burden of hosting the majority of the world’s refugees, we need other countries to step up,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, January 25, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "As a result of conflict and socio-economic deterioration worsened by the pandemic, we are seeing some of the most egregious human rights violations in the Sahel," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 8, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : “Both climate change and the COVID pandemic transcend borders and threaten millions of lives,” “Sadly, refugees and displaced people are among the most vulnerable in the world to the disease, and to the effects of climate change” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The highest cost will be the cost of doing nothing,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The highest cost will be the cost of doing nothing,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, December 3, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs added : “Both climate change and the COVID pandemic transcend borders and threaten millions of lives,” “Sadly, refugees and displaced people are among the most vulnerable in the world to the disease, and to the effects of climate change” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Children are being forced to fight by armed groups, trafficked, raped, sold, forced into sexual or domestic servitude, or married off,” External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, December 2, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "As a result of conflict and socio-economic deterioration worsened by the pandemic, we are seeing some of the most egregious human rights violations in the Sahel," External link

polandsun Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “As a result of conflict and socio-economic deterioration worsened by the pandemic, we are seeing some of the most egregious human rights violations in the Sahel,” External link

un-org Wednesday, December 2, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "The world cannot afford to be complacent and indifferent to their plight. Millions of lives are at stake. Humanitarians can only do so much," External link

haberler-en Monday, November 30, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are dealing with a disappointingly low resettlement ceiling to begin with -- a quota of less than 50,000 for the entire year -- and this was further impacted by COVID-19 delaying departures and pausing some states' resettlement programs," External link

presstv Sunday, November 22, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Expanding safe and legal pathways to protection, including through resettlement, saves refugees' lives and it can also mitigate their resort to dangerous journeys by land or sea," External link

presstv Sunday, November 22, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are dealing with a disappointingly low resettlement ceiling to begin with -- a quota of less than 50,000 for the entire year -- and this was further impacted by Covid-19 delaying departures and pausing some states' resettlement programmes," External link

mizzima Friday, November 20, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Expanding safe and legal pathways to protection, including through resettlement, saves refugees' lives and it can also mitigate their resort to dangerous journeys by land or sea," External link

mizzima Friday, November 20, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs déclaré : "Selon les données actuelles, nous sommes en présence de l'un des niveaux de réinstallation les plus bas jamais observés depuis près de deux décennies" External link

lorientlejour Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We are dealing with a disappointingly low resettlement ceiling to begin with -- a quota of less than 50,000 for the entire year -- and this was further impacted by Covid-19 delaying departures and pausing some states' resettlement programmes," External link

afp-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Expanding safe and legal pathways to protection, including through resettlement, saves refugees' lives and it can also mitigate their resort to dangerous journeys by land or sea," External link

afp-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Current rates point to one of the lowest levels of resettlement witnessed in almost two decades. This is a blow for refugee protection and for the ability to save lives and protect those most at risk," External link

haberler-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Current rates point to one of the lowest levels of resettlement witnessed in almost two decades. This is a blow for refugee protection and for the ability to save lives and protect those most at risk,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Expanding safe and legal pathways to protection, including through resettlement, saves refugees’ lives and it can also mitigate their resort to dangerous journeys by land or sea,” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR has been clear: it is possible for a country both to protect the public health of its people and to ensure access to territory for people forced to flee their homes. Measures restricting access to asylum must not be allowed to become entrenched under the guise of public health,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pandemic has threatened the social and economic rights of the most vulnerable in society – among them refugees and those forcibly displaced who, all too often, depend on the informal economy. They are among the first to suffer the economic impacts of a lockdown,” “UNHCR operations also report increasing incidents of discrimination, stigmatization and xenophobia against refugees and displaced people, exacerbating tensions with local communities” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The virus does not distinguish between legal status or nationality. Access to health services should not depend on citizenship or restrictive visa conditions. A realistic and practical opportunity for protection lies in social inclusion and in non-discriminatory access to education, health and employment,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR has been clear: it is possible for a country both to protect the public health of its people and to ensure access to territory for people forced to flee their homes. Measures restricting access to asylum must not be allowed to become entrenched under the guise of public health,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pandemic has threatened the social and economic rights of the most vulnerable in society – among them refugees and those forcibly displaced who, all too often, depend on the informal economy. They are among the first to suffer the economic impacts of a lockdown,” “UNHCR operations also report increasing incidents of discrimination, stigmatization and xenophobia against refugees and displaced people, exacerbating tensions with local communities” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The virus does not distinguish between legal status or nationality. Access to health services should not depend on citizenship or restrictive visa conditions. A realistic and practical opportunity for protection lies in social inclusion and in non-discriminatory access to education, health and employment,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence,” External link

unhcr-mediterranean Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The pandemic has shown us the importance of working together, of shared responsibilities, and of the need to ensure that health and other social services meet the needs of us all, not just a few,” “The virus does not discriminate between legal status or nationality. Access to health services does not depend on citizenship or visa conditions” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Just a few weeks later…the spirit and optimism built upon the Compact and Forum were to be profoundly tested by the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “In this time of COVID, some states have even been reluctant to receive back their own nationals despite the right of citizens to return to their country; a right that should be respected,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “COVID-19 has given us confidence in digital technologies. They have proved to be highly successful in promoting remote access to asylum systems and referral and counseling services,” “There will be no going back. At UNHCR we hope to develop these technologies, to scale them up and to provide wider coverage and more effective international protection” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “At the height of the pandemic, 168 countries fully or partially closed their borders with about 90 making no exception for people seeking asylum, seriously limiting access to international protection,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Particularly shocking has been the denial of disembarkation of boats carrying asylum seekers adrift in the Mediterranean and Andaman Sea – contrary of course to that maritime tradition of rescues of those at peril,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Today, 113 countries have shown that there are ways to resume their asylum systems,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “They have been among the first to feel the economic impact of lockdowns. Many have lost their jobs, been evicted from their homes and their children have been out of school for many months,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The virus does not distinguish between legal status or nationality. Access to health services cannot depend on citizenship or visa conditions,” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Another lesson learned over these last few months is that we know the pandemic will affect all of us. We can no longer exclude people on the basis of their legal status. The future must be one of inclusion and shared responsibility,” “The Global Compact on Refugees has provided us with a vision and the strategies to meet these challenges” External link

unhcr-org Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Opportunities to study abroad also complement humanitarian admissions and resettlement programs by facilitating safe and legal entry of refugees to other countries. Study routes not only support their empowerment but also help with finding them long-term solutions,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, October 2, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Opportunities to study abroad also complement humanitarian admissions and resettlement programs by facilitating safe and legal entry of refugees to other countries. Study routes not only support their empowerment but also help with finding them long-term solutions,” External link

unhcr-org Friday, October 2, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “with our own eyes on Lesbos, it was quite clear no boats were coming through” External link

taipeitimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key, and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities, and wider society," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, September 5, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key, and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities, and wider society,” External link

middleeastmonitor Friday, September 4, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key, and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities, and wider society," External link

haberler-en Friday, September 4, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We proposed concrete measures to the Greek authorities to help with refugee self-reliance and integration programs and we stand ready to support. Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities and wider society,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, September 4, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We proposed concrete measures to the Greek authorities to help with refugee self-reliance and integration programs and we stand ready to support. Effective access to social protection and integration schemes are key and they stand to benefit refugees, their local communities and wider society,” External link

unhcr-org Friday, September 4, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk," "COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help" External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice," "Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum" External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, July 31, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, July 31, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

guardian-ng Friday, July 31, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

guardian-ng Friday, July 31, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

africa-newsroom Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

africa-newsroom Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Away from home and with varying accessibilities to essential services and social protection networks in host countries, refugees and internally displaced people are among those most at risk,” “COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the closure or reduced availability of essential help and support services may confine many victims, limiting their ability to escape or seek help” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to ramp up efforts to protect those at risk, provide support to victims and to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice,” “Governments and humanitarian actors need to work together to ensure that programs to assist victims of trafficking are available and accessible to displaced people, and that victims of trafficking who may be in need of international protection are able to access asylum” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs dijo : “Los refugiados que huyen de la guerra y la persecución no deben ser castigados o criminalizados simplemente por ejercer su derecho humano fundamental a solicitar asilo” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 24, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Refugees fleeing war and persecution should not be punished or criminalized simply for exercising their fundamental human right to seek asylum,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 24, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Refugees fleeing war and persecution should not be punished or criminalized simply for exercising their fundamental human right to seek asylum,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, July 24, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Refugees fleeing war and persecution should not be punished or criminalized simply for exercising their fundamental human right to seek asylum,” External link

unhcr-org Friday, July 24, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs adds : “What we’re asking governments to do is to be sure that they include IDPs, refugees and asylum seekers in their national programs” External link

laht Friday, June 5, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs dijo : “Estamos enfrentando una crisis de salud global que está extendiendo el sufrimiento humano y cambiando vidas. La pandemia de COVID-19 ya ha sobrecargado los sistemas de salud, las economías y las sociedades de algunos de los países más fuertes del mundo. Debemos estar atentos en nuestro apoyo a las personas más vulnerables del mundo, incluidas las personas desplazadas por la fuerza y ​​apátridas que ahora se encuentran en mayor riesgo a medida que la pandemia se extiende por el resto del mundo” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Some women and girls may end up confined to their shelters and homes, trapped with their abusers without the ability to distance themselves or to seek in-person support,” External link

namibian Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Some women and girls may end up confined to their shelters and homes, trapped with their abusers without the ability to distance themselves or to seek in-person support,” External link

namibian Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “UNHCR is urging stronger intra-EU solidarity with the EU Mediterranean coastal States receiving refugees and migrants and calling for other Member States to show greater responsibility-sharing in the form of relocation support,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

allafrica Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic,” External link

independent-UG Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families” External link

independent-UG Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs adiantou : “Algumas mulheres podem acabar confinadas aos seus abrigos e casas, presas com os seus agressores, sem capacidade de se distanciarem ou procurarem ajuda pessoalmente” External link

odocumento Monday, April 20, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs adiantou : “Algumas mulheres podem acabar confinadas aos seus abrigos e casas, presas com os seus agressores, sem capacidade de se distanciarem ou procurarem ajuda pessoalmente” External link

odocumento Monday, April 20, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs adiantou : "Algumas mulheres podem acabar confinadas aos seus abrigos e casas, presas com os seus agressores, sem capacidade de se distanciarem ou procurarem ajuda pessoalmente" External link

correiodopovo Monday, April 20, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs affirmé : «Nous devons accorder une attention urgente à la protection des femmes et des filles réfugiées, déplacées ou apatrides à l'heure de cette pandémie» External link

elmoudjahid Monday, April 20, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 20, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 20, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said ( about Secretary General ) : "To preserve lives and secure rights, governments, together with humanitarian actors, must ensure that rising risks of violence for displaced and stateless women are taken into account in the design of national COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery plans," "All women and girls have the right to a life free from all forms of violence. We must stand with displaced and stateless women and girls as we reiterate the Secretary General's message and urge all governments to put all women and girls' safety first as they respond to the pandemic," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, April 20, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

digitaljournal Monday, April 20, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

digitaljournal Monday, April 20, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence," External link

wam-en Monday, April 20, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Globally, our network of UNHCR protection staff are on high alert. Our life-saving programmes for women and girls subjected to violence are being adapted where possible. In some locations they are now being managed remotely by social workers with the support of trained community volunteer networks," External link

wam-en Monday, April 20, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic,” External link

capitalfm Monday, April 20, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families” External link

capitalfm Monday, April 20, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

thenational Monday, April 20, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

thenational Monday, April 20, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

dhakatribune Monday, April 20, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

dhakatribune Monday, April 20, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, April 20, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

aljazeera-en Monday, April 20, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

modernghana Monday, April 20, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

modernghana Monday, April 20, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 20, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 20, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

JakartaPost Monday, April 20, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

JakartaPost Monday, April 20, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

business-standard Monday, April 20, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

business-standard Monday, April 20, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families” External link

Hindu Monday, April 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

afp-english Monday, April 20, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

afp-english Monday, April 20, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

yahoo-au Monday, April 20, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

yahoo-au Monday, April 20, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic," External link

ibtimes Monday, April 20, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "may be forced into survival sex, or child marriages by their families" External link

ibtimes Monday, April 20, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, April 20, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Globally, our network of UNHCR protection staff are on high alert. Our life-saving programs for women and girls subjected to violence are being adapted where possible. In some locations they are now being managed remotely by social workers with the support of trained community volunteer networks,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, April 20, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “To preserve lives and secure rights, Governments, together with humanitarian actors, must ensure that rising risks of violence for displaced and stateless women are taken into account in the design of national COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery plans,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, April 20, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, April 20, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Globally, our network of UNHCR protection staff are on high alert. Our life-saving programs for women and girls subjected to violence are being adapted where possible. In some locations they are now being managed remotely by social workers with the support of trained community volunteer networks,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, April 20, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “To preserve lives and secure rights, Governments, together with humanitarian actors, must ensure that rising risks of violence for displaced and stateless women are taken into account in the design of national COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery plans,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, April 20, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls at the time of this pandemic. They are among those most at-risk. Doors should not be left open for abusers and no help spared for women surviving abuse and violence,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, April 20, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “Globally, our network of UNHCR protection staff are on high alert. Our life-saving programs for women and girls subjected to violence are being adapted where possible. In some locations they are now being managed remotely by social workers with the support of trained community volunteer networks,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, April 20, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “To preserve lives and secure rights, Governments, together with humanitarian actors, must ensure that rising risks of violence for displaced and stateless women are taken into account in the design of national COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery plans,” External link

unhcr-org Monday, April 20, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “The idea of the forum, a global refugee forum, is to try to deal with the unprecedented numbers of refugees, displaced persons, stateless persons, who are of concern to UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). And the central idea is to share the burden, and the responsibilities, of this this vast and unprecedented number of people. This movement of people globally,” External link

AfricaNews-English Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “What do we want from it? What we are hoping for, and we have very optimistic indications, at the moment, that we’ll get significant financial commitments, both by governments and through the banking lending facilities. But we’ll also get engagement with civil society and the business community,” External link

AfricaNews-English Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "When it comes to Maria Folau, it concerns me it is part of what we see in a great deal of public bullying," External link

qt Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I don't think employers should have that power [to sack someone] and I don't think that one should lose one’s job for putting a view in good faith that you have put, particularly as a reflection that could be a religious view," External link

smh Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I don't think employers should have that power [to sack someone] and I don't think that one should lose one’s job for putting a view in good faith that you have put, particularly as a reflection that could be a religious view," External link

theage Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs says : "I was always impressed by Helen," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 29, 2019 5:44:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs says : "I was always impressed by Helen," External link

theage Friday, March 29, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I think we've actually reached what you'd call the tipping point, finally we're all starting to wake up," "These laws and policies, whatever we're talking about - the homelessness, the contemptuous dismissal of the Uluru Statement from the heart, women's issues and pay equality, equality of opportunity, the futures of our young people - along with the horror of asylum seeker treatment, I think the Australian public now are starting to say we must ask questions about this because this does not reflect the values that we stand for" External link

bordermail Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said ( about Radio Australia ) : "My primary response is one of considerable disappointment," "The children have been transferred from Nauru to Australia for medical reasons, and they are frankly in despair at the prospect of returning to the conditions and circumstances of their detention in Nauru" External link

pidp Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:36:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We have been absolutely unanimous in our views," External link

news4jax Friday, December 7, 2018 9:08:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "To my knowledge we have received no complaints ... I will certainly take it on notice and check," External link

9news Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:06:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "We do not currently have authoritative nationwide data that would help us identify patterns and risk factors to prevent avoidable deaths from domestic and family violence," External link

9news Tuesday, January 24, 2017 8:03:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs told : "I've also been asked the question how do you live with the consequences of such political and media abuse," External link

9news Friday, November 18, 2016 9:07:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "It'll be interesting to see what the public sees as women who have stood out to them," "I'm still thinking about [my vote] … It's been a difficult year for women in Australia" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 10, 2016 5:29:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," "I had suspected older students would have been more willing to share their experiences but there are very young women who trust the commission and are willing to write highly articulate accounts" External link

smh Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," External link

smh Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," "I had suspected older students would have been more willing to share their experiences but there are very young women who trust the commission and are willing to write highly articulate accounts" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 19, 2016 5:50:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have reported assault," "I had suspected older students would have been more willing to share their experiences but there are very young women who trust the commission and are willing to write highly articulate accounts" External link

smh Monday, September 19, 2016 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Of course the statistics, the mapping of the situation, is vital to developing policy," External link

9news Tuesday, August 23, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "Offshore processing could work in a humane way collaboratively with our neighbours, it clearly is not working at the moment and I think the only solution is to bring the children home," External link

9news Thursday, August 11, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs told : “We really need the public’s attention to ensure that our politicians change the policy. This is unsustainable, and of course extremely expensive to the Australian taxpayer,” External link

farsnews-en Wednesday, August 10, 2016 1:26:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs explicou : “Sei que desde há dois ou três anos foram recebidas mais ou menos umas dez queixas deste género” External link

tvi24 Wednesday, August 3, 2016 12:02:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs explicou : "Sei que desde há dois ou três anos foram recebidas mais ou menos umas dez queixas deste género" External link

destak Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs explicou : "Sei que desde há dois ou três anos foram recebidas mais ou menos umas dez queixas deste género" External link

cmjornal Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:44:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I'm aware over the last two or three years of something like 10 or so of these kinds of complaints," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 3, 2016 12:06:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I'm aware over the last two or three years of something like 10 or so of these kinds of complaints," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 2, 2016 11:47:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "They are finding Christmas Island an extremely convenient place to have, because if you take troublesome prisoners out of the mainland and put them four hours flight out of Perth, they are much less able to have access to what legal recourse is available and they don't attract as much attention politically in Australia," External link

rnzi Monday, August 1, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "If one of us were to have been found to have treated our children in this way, we would probably be charged with a criminal offence and the children taken away from us," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I think for the prime minister to respond so quickly with the idea of a royal commission, and possibly an interim report, is exactly what we need," External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:32:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I think for the prime minister to respond so quickly with the idea of a royal commission, and possibly an interim report, is exactly what we need," "If one of us were to have been found to have treated our children in this way we would probably be charged with a criminal offence and the children taken away from us" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "I'm very thankful. I think this speedy reaction to really a shocking evidence, the filming, and I think it's an illustration of leadership, where we can start to, as the prime minister says, get to the bottom of this," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, July 26, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : “I think it’s inevitable that will increase the refugee flow and it will almost certainly lead to the deaths of more civilians,” External link

dalje-en Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:23:00 PM EAT

Gillian Triggs said : "The nature of that request was to ask for my resignation," External link

radioaustralia Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:42:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
professor9.80%EN11/20/201720/11/2017
predecessor0.11%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
president34.19%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
human rights commission president17.57%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
rights commission president13.42%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
australian human rights commission president5.43%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
commissioner5.22%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
former commission president0.11%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
human rights commissioner6.18%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
justice commissioner0.11%EN12/07/201607/12/2016
head0.96%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
malcolm turnbull human rights commission president0.21%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
turnbull human rights commission president0.21%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
opportunity commission head0.21%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
equal opportunity commission head0.21%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
could australian human rights commission president0.21%EN11/09/201609/11/2016
international human rights commissioner0.21%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
rights commission commission president0.21%EN10/14/201614/10/2016
human rights commission commission president0.21%EN10/14/201614/10/2016
commission commission president0.21%EN10/14/201614/10/2016
australian human rights commissioner0.96%EN09/27/201627/09/2016
rights commission professor0.64%EN09/20/201620/09/2016
human rights commission professor0.64%EN09/20/201620/09/2016
australian human rights commission professor0.64%EN09/20/201620/09/2016
australian human rights commission head0.11%EN08/16/201616/08/2016
rights commission head0.11%EN08/16/201616/08/2016
human rights commission head0.11%EN08/16/201616/08/2016
présidente0.32%FR08/10/201610/08/2016
head of the human rights0.11%EN07/28/201628/07/2016
chief0.32%EN07/25/201625/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Gillian TriggsEN91.81%
Gillian TriggsFR6.24%
Gillian TriggsPT1.95%


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Filippo Grandi said ( about Gillian Triggs ) : “Gillian Triggs brings to UNHCR extensive expertise, knowledge and vast experience in international refugee protection that will contribute enormously to our efforts to protect, assist and find solutions for those forced by violence and persecution to flee their homes,” “At this challenging time when displacement globally is at record levels, this appointment reaffirms our commitment to international protection as the core of all of UNHCR’s work on behalf of the world’s refugees, displaced and stateless people” External link

unhcr-org Friday, August 9, 2019 9:40:00 AM EAT

Eric Abetz said ( about Gillian Triggs ) : "The Australian people are fed up with the repeated incompetence displayed by Professor Triggs and this announcement by the prime minister will be welcomed by many in the community," External link

9news Wednesday, November 16, 2016 11:11:00 AM EAT

Sam Mostyn said ( about Gillian Triggs ) : "Her work to defend human rights in principle and her focus on issues such as the inquiry into children in detention has been critical," "More than ever, we need advocates like Professor Triggs" External link

9news Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Shorten said ( about Gillian Triggs ) : "Now you see Gillian Triggs, who's corrected the record at the earliest possible moment, she's now being attacked by this Government, keen to distract from what they haven't done this week," "What we saw this week is a shocking guns for votes swap and now we see the finger pointing continuing on" External link

abc-au Sunday, October 23, 2016 6:06:00 AM EAT