Q&A with Mary Maker, UNHCR's newest Global Goodwill Ambassador
After fleeing conflict and finding hope through education – first as a student then a teacher – she is now a passionate advocate and storyteller who aims to amplify the voices of other refugees.
Despite multiple displacements, Honduran woman emerges as a pillar of her community
Each time violence or tragedy erupted in her life, Laura* found herself forced to flee. But a women's organization has helped give her the strength to carry on and become a leader.
UNHCR's Grandi: We must increase lifesaving support to vulnerable Lebanese and refugees and find solutions for Syrian refugees
Goal Click allows displaced people to document the healing power of football
The project puts cameras in the hands of refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people in Latin America, keen to show how football has helped them.
UN Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees calls for joint action to address shifting challenges of mixed movements in the Americas
Former 'nature beginner' is now on the front lines of the fight against climate change
For Joshua, a refugee who fled gang violence, protecting the threatened tropical forests of his host country, Guatemala, has become both a calling and a moral imperative.
Former midwife delivers safety and hope to Nicaraguan refugee women
Since arriving in Costa Rica more than 50 years ago, Vicenta González has made it her mission to help local and refugee women escape abuse and make a fresh start.
Joint press release: International community shows solidarity with efforts to enhance protection and find solutions for people forced to flee and host communities in Central America and Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico continues long tradition of welcoming refugees
Welcoming communities provide equitable access, civic engagement, and social connection that newcomers, like refugees, need to feel at home. The city of Albuquerque, New Mexico continues a long history as a sanctuary for the displaced.