Grandi calls for peace in Ethiopia, stresses 'there is no military solution'

High Commissioner for Refugees visits eastern Sudan to bring focus to the situation of nearly 48,000 Ethiopians who have fled Tigray.

25 Aug 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's Grandi urges greater support for Sudan and South Sudan

With nearly 7 million Sudanese and South Sudanese displaced within and outside their countries, finding solutions based on peace and development is crucial for their future.

24 Aug 2021

Afghan refugees reach Iran as violence escalates

9 Aug 2021

Asylum-seekers cultivate new lives in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The road to full integration for asylum-seekers in Bosnia and Herzegovina can be a long one, but UNHCR is providing support.

30 Jul 2021

Three refugee athletes gain sports scholarships to Canada

Kenya-based middle-distance runners from South Sudan currently in Tokyo with the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in first intake of trailblazing athletic scholarship scheme.

24 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

'We are the lucky ones'

Ethiopian refugee Mihret hid in the bush for days without food or water, to escape the Tigray conflict. Now safe in Sudan, she is using her engineering skills to assist her community.

30 Jun 2021

Severe storms damage shelters of 16,000 Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

29 Jun 2021