Sport and entertainment talent "in conversation" with the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020

Joint IOC/UNHCR/Discovery Press Release

23 Jun 2021

UEFA and UNHCR team up to congratulate UEFA Football and Refugees Grant Scheme winners

On occasion of World Refugee Day UEFA and UNHCR recognise six national associations who have helped refugees integrate into society

21 Jun 2021

'Running helped me to find myself'

Olympic marathon runner and former refugee Yonas Kinde knows first-hand the power of sport to forge friendships, stay healthy and rebuild lives.

20 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

UNHCR congratulates the Tokyo 2020 Refugee Olympic Team

8 Jun 2021

Refugee athletes aiming to succeed and inspire in Tokyo

The Refugee Olympic Team features athletes who have overcome persecution and conflict and trained for years for the chance to compete at the highest level.

8 Jun 2021

Venezuelan boxer sees Olympic hopes rekindled

The IOC Refugee Athlete Scholarship has given a young boxer the support he needs to train in hopes of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics – something that just months ago looked all but impossible.

3 Jun 2021

UEFA and UNHCR partner to support refugees

21 May 2021

Refugee athletes' epic journey toward Tokyo Games dramatized in new video

The Journey' depicts a refugee's path from conflict to international competition, revealing the power of sport to change the lives of forcibly displaced people everywhere.

6 Apr 2021