The long wait for refugee status in Ireland does not curb Congolese businesswoman's positive attitude
Pelagie Siete-Mimauzet waited six years for a decision on her refugee protection application. A successful businesswoman with fluent Russian and French, she quickly secured work when she received refugee status
Donors pledge US$4.4 billion to meet needs for Syria
UN Refugee chief Filippo Grandi says support at the Brussels pledging conference for the world's largest refugee crisis is 'critical.'
Jordan health cost hikes leave Syrians in dire need
Public health care charges now beyond reach for most Syrian refugees, as UNHCR urges donors to help maintain access to life-saving treatments.
Funding gap threatens more misery for destitute Syrians
Vital cash aid to 200,000 refugee families in the region due to expire from May, as donors gather in Brussels on 24-25 April to address funding needs for Syria.
Fleeing Horn of Africa, new arrivals find more peril in Yemen
On arrival in war-torn country, refugees and migrants are routinely subjected to detention and abuse as UNHCR calls for unhindered access to detainees.
Refugee designers weave fabric magic on Chicago catwalk
The #WithRefugees World Tour moves into the world of high fashion when artisan-designed fabrics go on show at an event in the windy city.
UNHCR chief calls for increased support for Congolese refugees
In a week-long trip to Africa's Great Lakes region, Filippo Grandi calls for renewed efforts to find solutions for refugees.
Refugee education must be 'top of the agenda' says Muzoon
Education is 'the greatest weapon that can help us fight for our rights and achieve our dreams,' Syrian youth activist Muzoon Almellehan tells UN forum.
Myanmar villagers caught in crossfire as Kachin conflict flares
Civilians hurt as violent clashes spread to the west of Kachin State, displacing thousands of women, children and men.