'When you open your home, you open your heart'

Iryna Morykvas reflects on how fleeing Ukraine with her son changed her perspective on love, peace and safety – and inspired her to design this year's World Refugee Day emoji.

19 Jun 2022

UNHCR and Council of Europe discuss statelessness, urge States to uphold the right to a nationality in Europe

24 Sep 2021

Donated airmiles help Eritrean father reunite with his daughters

A new partnership between the charity Miles4Migrants and UNHCR aims to help more refugees to reunite with their families.

31 May 2021

New home beckons for Eritrean family who spent a decade as refugees

The family is due to be resettled to the Netherlands as part of a programme supported by UNHCR.

14 May 2021

UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM urge European states to boost education for refugee and migrant children

Key challenges include lack of school spaces, teachers not adequately trained, language barriers and limited access to psychosocial support

11 Sep 2019

Imaginative use of former prison opens new doors for refugees

A pop-up hotel and restaurant run by refugees have given new life to a forbidding Amsterdam building that once housed hardened criminals.

12 Oct 2018

Refugee with learning difficulties finds feet in inline skating

Once bullied, refugee is welcomed in community where all – with and without disabilities – live and train together.

31 Jul 2018

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.

26 Mar 2018

Somali teenager sets her hopes high for the future

A photography project has given 14-year-old Manaal the confidence to set her hopes high for the future.

17 Jan 2018