Forging new leaders for a Colombian region torn by war
UNHCR-backed youth leadership school seeks to build a secure future for Chocó department, a remote region scarred by decades of conflict.
Syrians find outlet for sewing skills with German sailmaker
Curtain makers Mohammed Alsahani and his son Yousef have helped fulfil the demand for skilled labour at a sailmaking workshop near Kiel.
Refugees in Austria yearn for loved ones left behind
UNHCR is campaigning for the reunification of refugee families to be made easier in Austria, where legal and technical obstacles can keep them apart.
Canadian entrepreneur invests millions in Syrian refugees
Jim Estill explains why he is teaming up with community leaders to help resettle and employ refugees in Guelph, Ontario.
Handmade dolls bring hidden tales of war-torn Syria to life
Beirut family works with refugees to share stories of ordinary Syrians caught up in conflict through dolls that carry their names.
As gangs target relatives, a Central American family flees
Four members of the Perez family were murdered by street gangs in El Salvador. The 17 surviving relatives fled to Mexico.
Geneva diners discover new flavours and cultures at pop-up restaurant
Project introduces residents to different culinary traditions of refugees as a way of launching cross-cultural dialogue and understanding.
Syrian refugees face tough odds in quest for higher education
Despite the assistance of UNHCR's DAFI scholarship programme in Lebanon, Syrian refugees in higher education are the exception to the rule.
Former Syrian TV chef whets appetite of Paris fashion fans
War drove chef Mohammad El Khaldy to flee to France, where his Middle Eastern dishes are finding favour with Parisian diners.