'Give us a seat at the table and we'll change the world'

At the High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection Challenges, participants say those who are forcibly displaced are eager and qualified to help rebuild communities devastated by COVID-19.

22 Oct 2020

As COVID-19 rages, Mexican firm steps up to save lives

Partly staffed by refugees, storied appliance maker Mabe turns its production to safeguarding Latin America's first responders.

16 Oct 2020

Refugees in South Africa share acts of kindness with their hosts

A community of Somali refugees stand together with their South African neighbours to assist those struggling the most during the COVID-19 pandemic.

13 Oct 2020

Refugees find help with mental health effects of Beirut blast

With her daughter left traumatized by the 4 August explosion, Syrian mother Fahima approached UNHCR, who arranged for professional help with her mental recovery.

11 Oct 2020

COVID-19 inducing 'widespread despair' among refugees, UNHCR appeals for urgent support for mental health

10 Oct 2020

Q&A: 'Before the pandemic, refugee mental health was severely overlooked. Now it's a full-blown crisis'

UNHCR's Senior Mental Health Officer Pieter Ventevogel says COVID-19 has been a tipping point for many refugees in distress. But with the crisis comes an opportunity.

10 Oct 2020

UNHCR's Gillian Triggs warns COVID-19 severely testing refugee protection

7 Oct 2020

COVID-19 crisis underlines need for refugee solidarity and inclusion

Global pandemic has curtailed access to asylum and threatened refugee rights, but has also shown the value of protecting displaced people, says UNHCR's Gillian Triggs.

7 Oct 2020

'Now we have room to speak. But we still have a long way to go'

UNHCR's Juliette Murekeyisoni reflects on progress and setbacks for displaced women and girls since a landmark conference in 1995.

6 Oct 2020