Stories

UNHCR welcomes U.S. decision on refugee resettlement

28 Sep 2022

The passion, vision and action of Fridtjof Nansen, humanitarian extraordinaire

Ahead of this year's UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award, we look back at the life and achievements of the Norwegian pioneer who gave his name to the prize.

26 Sep 2022

To my refugee Grandma, who feeds me love and wisdom: a letter from a grateful grandson

In this occasional series, we will feature letters from people to refugees who have shaped their lives.

26 Sep 2022

Congolese refugee reunites with parents she thought she had lost

Françoise Chikunda Sabuni was living as a refugee in Uganda when she learned her parents, who she assumed had been killed years before, were alive and well in the Netherlands.

23 Sep 2022

Peruvian and Venezuelan girls come together to campaign for social change

Quinta Ola started as a way of giving teenage girls in Peru a greater say in society and their futures. Now it's doing the same for refugee and migrant girls from Venezuela.

21 Sep 2022

For Valentin, statelessness meant 'a lifetime proving I exist'

After a 12-year legal battle, a young man from North Macedonia has finally received a nationality and can start building the life he always dreamed of.

16 Sep 2022

Mayor of Hungarian border town gears up to welcome Ukrainian refugees

László Helmeczi was used to dealing with the routine concerns of a few thousand residents, until he found himself on the frontline of an international humanitarian crisis.

15 Sep 2022

'I have seen first-hand how children's education has suffered'

A refugee scholar living in Uganda talks about the importance of working together to keep children in school, where they can be safe, happy and fulfilled.

14 Sep 2022

Sudanese refugees in Chad face challenges to deliver education

Faced with an influx of refugees from Sudan to eastern Chad, UNHCR and its partners are providing vital support for the education of refugee children.

12 Sep 2022