Stories

MIT workshop teaches refugee children joys of digital design

Teenaged asylum-seekers in Athens are hooked on classes that show them how to use technology to express their creativity.

16 Nov 2018

Venezuelan asylum-seekers strengthen Brazil's workforce

An innovative voluntary relocation programme helps Venezuelans and their hosts thrive in cities like São Paulo and Brasilia.

16 Nov 2018

Statelessness robs two men of normal lives in Croatia

Two citizens of former Yugoslavia found themselves stateless in Croatia after a series of bureaucratic mishaps.

13 Nov 2018

Budding writer pens book detailing flight from DR Congo

Inspired by his mother's account of how they fled war in the DR Congo, refugee's chronicle is set to be published in Mali.

12 Nov 2018

Displaced for decades, Somali families finally find a home

More than 5,000 families in Galkayo, Somalia have received land and shelter after living in displacement for decades

9 Nov 2018

Fashion stardom beckons for Somali refugee in Hungary

A new documentary tracks Kafia Mahdi's path from child refugee to in-demand model.

8 Nov 2018

'I know what it is like. I tell them: Please don't give up'

UNHCR has more than 11,500 staff. Meet Oleksandra Lytvynenko, who uses her own experience of displacement to help those uprooted by conflict in Ukraine.

8 Nov 2018

Polish city gives Syrian poet peace and space to speak out

Poet Kholoud Charaf is using a two-year residency in Kraków to highlight the suffering of those forced to flee the conflict in her homeland.

30 Oct 2018

Shared services help refugees and locals coexist in Somaliland

Integrated service delivery in Somaliland is allowing refugees to share services and live side by side with their hosting communities.

29 Oct 2018