The passion, vision and action of Fridtjof Nansen, humanitarian extraordinaire

Ahead of this year's UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award, we look back at the life and achievements of the Norwegian pioneer who gave his name to the prize.

26 Sep 2022

UNHCR survey: Refugees from Ukraine eager to work but need sustained support to ensure inclusion

23 Sep 2022

Congolese refugee reunites with parents she thought she had lost

Françoise Chikunda Sabuni was living as a refugee in Uganda when she learned her parents, who she assumed had been killed years before, were alive and well in the Netherlands.

23 Sep 2022

UNHCR, UNICEF establish dozens of support hubs in countries hosting Ukrainian refugees

21 Sep 2022

For Valentin, statelessness meant 'a lifetime proving I exist'

After a 12-year legal battle, a young man from North Macedonia has finally received a nationality and can start building the life he always dreamed of.

16 Sep 2022

Mayor of Hungarian border town gears up to welcome Ukrainian refugees

László Helmeczi was used to dealing with the routine concerns of a few thousand residents, until he found himself on the frontline of an international humanitarian crisis.

15 Sep 2022

Netflix brings Yusra Mardini's inspiring story to the world

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador hopes the dramatic new film of her and her sister's escape from conflict to new lives in Europe will challenge attitudes towards refugees.

9 Sep 2022

Aspiring Ukrainian architect is building her future in a Polish school

Ensuring hundreds of thousands of young Ukrainian refugees have access to education presents a huge challenge for host countries like Poland.

2 Sep 2022

Syrian musician and his dog reunited after journey to safety in Belgium

Bassel arrived in Belgium without his constant companion Stella, but through the warmth of strangers they were reunited.

22 Aug 2022