Goal Click allows displaced people to document the healing power of football

The project puts cameras in the hands of refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people in Latin America, keen to show how football has helped them.

24 Nov 2022

To the refugee friend I shared so many adventures with

In this occasional series, we will feature letters from people to refugees who have shaped their lives.

4 Nov 2022

UNHCR congratulates the Olympic Refuge Foundation and the Refugee Olympic Team on 2022 Princess of Asturias Award for Sports

28 Oct 2022

Refugee and South African children unite to celebrate Heritage Month

UNHCR uses South Africa Heritage Month to dispel intolerance towards refugees amongst the youth in disadvantaged communities by promoting social cohesion through sports and cultural exchange.

20 Oct 2022

Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees

The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.

11 Oct 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

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

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

28 Jul 2022