The refugee weightlifter giving back as mental health nurse
Having found help during tough times after arriving in the UK, Cyrille Tchatchet was inspired to study nursing alongside training to compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Stand up for the Refugee Convention or millions will pay the price
To mark the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, UNHCR's Grandi calls on states to renew their commitment to its life-saving principles.
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.
UN Refugee Agency's Grandi celebrates the IOC Refugee Olympic Team athletes
Refugee athletes stride into global spotlight as Tokyo Games begin
Opening ceremony features refugee athletes marching out under the Olympic flag, showcasing the power of sport and sending a message of hope to 82 million displaced people worldwide.
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.
Mexican journalist, sportscaster and writer Alberto Lati appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
Displaced nurses provide vital health care to others displaced in Ethiopia's Tigray
As UNHCR and other aid agencies scale up the humanitarian response in conflict-torn Tigray, local communities and the displaced are pulling together to support one another.
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.