Ugandan Government and UNHCR announce verification and profiling of asylum seekers and refugees

21 Oct 2021

Refugee Para athletes relish chance to compete at global level

Six refugee athletes lead the parade at the Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony, sending a powerful message to the 12 million forcibly displaced people living with disabilities.

24 Aug 2021

Burundian taekwondo athlete set to make his mark at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Parfait Hakizimana has overcome numerous challenges to take the stage in Tokyo as part of the Refugee Paralympic Team.

20 Aug 2021

Regional NGO consultations hosted in Nairobi for the East, Horn of Africa and Great Lakes region

1 Jul 2021

Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games

Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.

30 Jun 2021

Congolese singer hits the right note with refugees and their hosts in Burundi

Ahadi Mathieu's song 'Stop Corona' is a creative effort to spread awareness about Covid-19 in Burundi's Nyankanda camp.

25 Jun 2021

Global photo project shows power of football during displacement

As the European football championships kick off, Goal Click Refugees campaign reveals how the sport promotes integration as seen through the eyes of forcibly displaced people.

11 Jun 2021

Hope and opportunity for refugee students in Botswana

As universities begin to offer scholarships, refugee students look forward to a more secure future in the country they now call home.

3 Jun 2021

'The DAFI scholarship changed my life'

Thanks to the DAFI scholarship programme, Burundian refugee fulfils his dream of graduating from university and now works as a humanitarian in Uganda.

21 May 2021