UN and partners seek US$4.4 billion to aid Syria refugees
Funding appeal launched to support over 5 million Syrians exiled by seven years of brutal conflict as well as the vulnerable communities hosting them
Give us a chance to build a brighter future, young refugees say
More than a dozen youth delegates from countries as diverse as Iran, Iraq and South Sudan are taking part in a high-level gathering in Geneva.
UN refugee head says global compact is chance to chart a different course
Opening a key meeting in Geneva, Filippo Grandi said the UN Refugee Agency's mission is more urgent than ever.
Male rape and sexual torture widespread in Syria crisis - report
A UNHCR study finds rape, torture and sexual exploitation of men and boys may be far more common both within and outside Syria than previously believed.
UNHCR staffer uses disability to give refugees a voice
Judith Chan explains how she has used her experience of living with a hearing disability to help refugees in the same position.
UNHCR chief calls for equal protection for refugees with disabilities
Filippo Grandi says people with disabilities can help make societies more open and inclusive.
IOC launches campaign to bring light to refugee camps
International Olympic Committee and UNHCR team up in 'Become the Light' campaign for refugee camps without adequate lighting.
Desperate Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh on flimsy rafts
UNHCR is concerned at the growing number of people resorting to desperate means to flee Myanmar.
Lebanese clown group uses laughter to make serious points
Clowns present tales from children to create awareness of human rights and social justice.