Football star Mo Salah drops in on an Egyptian school

Salah, an Ambassador for Instant Network Schools, pays surprise virtual visit to classroom at a school in his native Egypt.

19 Nov 2021

COP26: UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal Mahmoud calls for urgent global action in new poem highlighting impact of climate change on humankind

8 Nov 2021

Forced To Flee: UNHCR podcast tells story of displacement over 70 years

To mark UNHCR's 70th anniversary, a new seven-part series revisits major upheavals that shaped the period through the eyes of displaced people and others caught up in events.

14 Sep 2021

A note for the world's most courageous sports team

Footballer and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Alphonso Davies has some words of encouragement for the Refugee Paralympic Team as the Paralympic Games kicks off in Tokyo tomorrow.

23 Aug 2021

Stand up for the Refugee Convention or millions will pay the price

To mark the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, UNHCR's Grandi calls on states to renew their commitment to its life-saving principles.

29 Jul 2021

Barbara Hendricks reflects on half a lifetime helping refugees

On the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, celebrated performer and Honorary Lifetime Goodwill Ambassador looks back at her 35-year role with the UN Refugee Agency.

28 Jul 2021

Mexican journalist, sportscaster and writer Alberto Lati appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

8 Jul 2021

Raya Abirached appointed as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in the MENA Region

26 Apr 2021

Alphonso Davies becomes the first footballer to take UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassador title

Davies is the first footballer and first Canadian to become a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.

24 Mar 2021