Awards honour refugee-led response to COVID-19 pandemic
UNHCR's 2020 NGO Innovation Awards honour the role of refugee-led organizations in helping forcibly displaced and vulnerable people cope during the pandemic.
UNHCR wins €1m prize for novel water tech in refugee camps
Affordable high-tech system allowing real-time monitoring of water provision and use in refugee settlements claims prestigious European Commission innovation prize.
Generous Africa needs new partners and innovation to help forcibly displaced - UN refugee chief
Top of his class and hungry for more, a young South Sudanese refugee battles the odds
On the run from the civil war, a boy named Gift is determined to continue his education. But his ingenuity, brilliance and determination may not be enough to keep him in school.
Innovation, green tech and sunlight help secure safe water for Rohingya refugees
Innovative Cameroon project will benefit refugees and hosts
A World Bank funded programme is designed to provide refugees and residents in poor areas with better health care, schools and infrastructure.
German school helps women refugees hone tech skills
Free coding and digital courses enable newcomers to brush up computer knowledge and join growing network of women working in technology.
Revolutionary housing project brings Dutch youth together with refugees
Startblok gives refugees a chance to meet people from around the world and feel at home.
Uganda launches major refugee verification operation
With the support of UNHCR, government officials are using biometric data to verify more than 1 million refugees in the country.