UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM urge European states to boost education for refugee and migrant children

Key challenges include lack of school spaces, teachers not adequately trained, language barriers and limited access to psychosocial support

11 Sep 2019

UNHCR evacuates vulnerable refugees out of Libya as fighting resumes

18 Oct 2018

Refugee children find voice in Romania's inclusive choirs

A project to bring children together through song is extended to include refugees.

9 May 2018

Timisoara's multicultural party has a serious purpose

City's residents host gathering for refugees trying to make a success of their new lives in Romania

3 Feb 2017

Ukraine internal displacement nears 1 million as fighting escalates in Donetsk region

Ukraine puts the number of registered IDPs at 980,000. Also, 600,000 Ukrainians have sought asylum or other forms of legal stay in neighbouring countries.

6 Feb 2015

A safe Romanian pit stop on the road to resettlement

For a young Somali man, the Emergency Transit Centre in Timisoara, Romania, was the first breath of freedom after almost a lifetime in refugee camps.

13 Jan 2015

From Ironman to doctor? Romanian hospitality may make it possible

After three years in Romania, an Iranian refugee finds his adopted country to be a welcoming place that may allow him to accomplish his dream of becoming a doctor.

20 Oct 2014

A facility in Romania provides refugees with a gateway to a new life

Traumatized refugees at the Timisoara Emergency Transit Centre get the chance to break with their pasts and embark on new lives.

19 Aug 2013

In Romania, Congolese refugee does as the Romanians do

Jean-Louis Kialoungou has had a long love affair with Romania and over the years the Congolese refugee has come to see himself as Romanian.

10 May 2013