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.
UN refugee chief calls for solutions to crises affecting Great Lakes region
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi praises generosity of Congo, urges more international support for concrete solutions.
Sports event in Jordan launches #WithRefugees tour
The worldwide tour will include dozens of events designed to raise awareness of the plight of people forced to flee conflict, violence or persecution.
Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett calls for increased aid for Rohingya refugees
After recent visit to Bangladesh, Blanchett says more international support for displaced and host communities is urgently needed ahead of monsoon rains.
As fighting rages, Eastern Ghouta displacement soars
UNHCR calls for protection and safety for hundreds of thousands of Syrian men, women and children impacted by conflict in Ghouta and surrounding areas.
Afghan refugees in Syria forced to move on to Romania
Thirty years after they fled their homeland, Muhammad Hussain and his family found themselves caught up in conflict again.
UNHCR's Grandi appalled at suffering of civilians in Syria
Consequences of seven-year conflict represent colossal human tragedy, says UN refugee chief, blaming continued violence on failure of political will.
Q&A: Syria's Eastern Ghouta 'on the verge of major disaster'
UNHCR's Representative to Syria, Sajjad Malik, entered the besieged community with a humanitarian aid convoy and describes the conditions he encountered.