UNHCR welcomes U.S. plan to increase refugee resettlement

21 Sep 2021

We decide how to treat refugees - it's dehumanizing to deprive them of an education

For the launch of the UNHCR 2021 Education Report, US author and vlogger John Green says learning opportunities for refugee children are utterly inadequate and the world must acknowledge their right to an education.

7 Sep 2021

Refugee Para athletes relish chance to compete at global level

Six refugee athletes lead the parade at the Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony, sending a powerful message to the 12 million forcibly displaced people living with disabilities.

24 Aug 2021

UNHCR statement on the return of displaced Syrians

As the dire socio-economic impact of COVID-19 worsens conditions for displaced Syrians, both inside Syria and in hosting countries, UNHCR calls for support for the displaced and their choices.

26 Jul 2021

'Every little act of kindness will be remembered'

Once a refugee of the war in Viet Nam and now a US Army Colonel, Danielle Ngo has a message for everyone on America's Independence Day.

2 Jul 2021

Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games

Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.

30 Jun 2021

From refugee to saviour: the story of Majed and Joseba

After being resettled to Spain, Syrian refugee Majed became a friend and carer to Joseba, the butcher who gave him a job.

24 Jun 2021

UN Refugee Agency releases 2022 resettlement needs

23 Jun 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