Iranian father and son re-enact their story for Hungarian theatre goers

Iranian refugee Abouzar and his son, Armin, chose to stay in Hungary despite being detained at the border for 18 months. A new theatre production offers some clues as to why.

14 Oct 2021

Oral Statement on Australia's UPR by Mr. Adrian Edwards UNHCR Representative, UNHCR at the 47th Session of the Human Rights Council

9 Jul 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

When Syria's loss is Australia's win

Amany Aloklah's dinner table and life in Australia seems a world away to her origins in war-torn Syria.

15 Mar 2021

The Kenyan powerhouse improving women's lives in Australia

Refugee Rosemary Kariuki has been recognized as Australia's 2021 'Local Hero' for her work helping other displaced women overcome isolation and gender violence.

8 Mar 2021

Celebrating Australian Innovation in Refugee Support

On the occasion of the departure of UNHCR Regional Representative Louise Aubin, on 30 November 2020 UNHCR Multi-Country Representation in Canberra held an event at the National Portrait Gallery to celebrate Australian innovation in refugee support.

15 Jan 2021

UNHCR stresses urgent need for States to end unlawful detention of refugees and asylum-seekers, amidst COVID-19 pandemic

24 Jul 2020

'Hello Mum … It's me, Mohamed'

Asylum-seekers flown from detention in Libya to safety in Rwanda call home to reassure relatives who feared the worst.

24 Dec 2019

UNHCR Statement on the Repeal of "Medevac" Legislation

5 Dec 2019