Barbara Hendricks reflects on half a lifetime helping refugees

On the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, celebrated performer and Honorary Lifetime Goodwill Ambassador looks back at her 35-year role with the UN Refugee Agency.

28 Jul 2021

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

8 Jul 2021

Raya Abirached appointed as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in the MENA Region

26 Apr 2021

Alphonso Davies becomes the first footballer to take UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassador title

Davies is the first footballer and first Canadian to become a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.

24 Mar 2021

British Hollywood actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

24 Feb 2021

Neil Gaiman and Guillermo del Toro share their 'Films of Hope'

Author and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Gaiman and director del Toro share a watchlist to support the vulnerable affected by COVID-19.

17 Dec 2020

Twitter community drew images of what it means to be warm - and we animated it

Writer Neil Gaiman launches animated version of 'What You Need to Be Warm' to raise life-saving funds for Syrian refugees left out in the cold.

8 Dec 2020

Neil Gaiman launches crowdsourced animated film to help raise funds for Syrian refugees battling freezing temperatures and icy winds amid threat of Covid-19

7 Dec 2020

Six 'Films of Hope' for uncertain times

Sex and the City co-stars Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon chat about their go-to films for inspiration and what the world needs to fight the coronavirus.

25 Nov 2020