Refugee orchestra wins standing ovation

An eight-strong ensemble of performers from five countries performed at the Besançon Music Festival in France.

14 Nov 2017

Tech developers hope to reshape refugee experience in Canada

UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi recently met refugees and students in Canada to learn how they are coping with resettlement.

13 Nov 2017

UNHCR launches LuQuLuQu campaign to boost collective efforts to support refugees in Africa

Campaign is unveiled amid pomp and colour, drawing on the African "Ubuntu" spirit of sharing and caring for one another.

10 Nov 2017

Syrian refugees reap benefits of Argentina's new visa rules

Argentina is among a group of countries in South America that have agreed to accept more resettled refugees.

10 Nov 2017

Sudanese refugee leaders from Chad visit Darfur to assess return prospects

After more than a decade in exile, Sudanese refugees begin to look more seriously at returning to Darfur

26 Oct 2017

Mental health first aid on the frontlines of the Rohingya crisis

Many refugees fleeing Myanmar experience unimaginable horrors.

26 Oct 2017

Unaccompanied and separated Congolese children - a worry for UNHCR

As the number of refugees in Zambia's Kenani transit centre exceeds 5,000 individuals, unaccompanied and separated children make up an alarming 60 per cent

26 Oct 2017

Eco-friendly renovation brings light to Syrians in Lebanon

Project has transformed conditions for a Syrian refugee family living in Beirut.

25 Oct 2017

Civilians in DRC struggle for survival amid growing violence at home

People fleeing unrest in Democratic Republic of Congo at record high.

24 Oct 2017