Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

UNHCR's Grandi urges action to resolve plight of stateless 'living in the shadows'

4 Nov 2022

How Thailand's grassroots organizations are working to end statelessness

Community volunteers are helping stateless people in ethnic minority villages navigate the complex process of applying for nationality.

4 Nov 2022

Congolese refugee reunites with parents she thought she had lost

Françoise Chikunda Sabuni was living as a refugee in Uganda when she learned her parents, who she assumed had been killed years before, were alive and well in the Netherlands.

23 Sep 2022

For Valentin, statelessness meant 'a lifetime proving I exist'

After a 12-year legal battle, a young man from North Macedonia has finally received a nationality and can start building the life he always dreamed of.

16 Sep 2022

Stateless Rohingya continue to struggle for survival in Myanmar

Five years after 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh, and a decade after intercommunal violence rocked Rakhine State, those who remain live in a state of limbo.

25 Aug 2022

Syrian musician and his dog reunited after journey to safety in Belgium

Bassel arrived in Belgium without his constant companion Stella, but through the warmth of strangers they were reunited.

22 Aug 2022

UNHCR applauds Liberia for removing gender discrimination from its nationality law

11 Aug 2022

First UNITY Cup shows the power of football to connect refugees and hosts

Tournament featuring teams of female and male refugee and amateur national players highlights the role of sport in empowering displaced people and connecting them to their new communities.

26 Jul 2022