Meet the young champion soaring to the top of the chess world

Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family fled violence in Nigeria and ended up in a homeless shelter in New York, where he learned the game that changed their lives.

20 Jul 2021

Expelled asylum seekers 'crying out for help' in northern Mexico

Removed from the United States, asylum-seekers fear for their safety in northern Mexico and deadly violence if they return to their Central American homelands.

12 Jul 2021

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

8 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

Dance programme helps Venezuelan teen settle into new life in Panama

Programa Enlaces uses art and dance to build bridges between communities, helping young refugees adjust to life in their new host country.

19 Jun 2021

Joint press release: International community mobilizes to find solutions to the forced displacement that affects Central America and Mexico

Cooperating countries and the European Union, multilateral organizations, international agencies, development banks, the private sector and civil society made new commitments to humanitarian and development support, with contributions for US$110 million.

10 Jun 2021

Refugees find safety and a new life in Mexico

Since 2016, more than 10,000 refugees have started over in Mexico as entrepreneurs, managers and factory workers through a UNHCR programme.

8 Jun 2021

Mexico: relocations for refugee integration top 10,000 mark

8 Jun 2021

COVID-19 worsens already difficult situation for older refugees in Latin America

A new study shows that the coronavirus pandemic has made it even harder for older refugees and other forcibly displaced people to feed themselves and keep a roof over their heads.

26 May 2021