Stories

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

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

Mental health first aid on the frontlines of the Rohingya crisis

Many refugees fleeing Myanmar experience unimaginable horrors.

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

Syrian in Lebanon seeks beautiful life with beautiful game

At 16, Odai's passion for the beautiful game has no limits. A refugee from Syria, he dreams of becoming a professional football player.

23 Oct 2017

Home is close, but so far away for Central African Republic refugees

More than 60,000 refugees have crossed the Ubangi and Mboumou rivers in the past five months, fleeing the war-torn Central African Republic.

12 Oct 2017

Defying screams and gunfire, South Sudanese family flees to safety

After her husband became a victim of the conflict, Milly Lagu feared for the life of her sons.

10 Oct 2017