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

Joint press release: International community shows solidarity with efforts to enhance protection and find solutions for people forced to flee and host communities in Central America and Mexico

21 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

'It's up to us!' says NBA basketball star Wenyen Gabriel on visit to South Sudan homeland

The former refugee and Los Angeles Lakers' power forward returned to his home country for the first time with a message of hope for those displaced by floods and conflict.

18 Aug 2022

UNHCR applauds Liberia for removing gender discrimination from its nationality law

11 Aug 2022

LA Lakers' Wenyen Gabriel visits homeland of South Sudan with UNHCR, to 'speak up for refugees and displaced people everywhere'

28 Jul 2022

First UNITY Cup shows the power of football to connect refugees and hosts

Tournament featuring teams of female and male refugee and amateur national players highlights the role of sport in empowering displaced people and connecting them to their new communities.

26 Jul 2022

High Commissioner thanks communities and Government of Liberia for hosting refugees from Côte d'Ivoire as refugee status set to end in the region

23 Jun 2022

Yazidi women box their way to recovery

A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

23 Jun 2022