Meena Asadi, an Afghan refugee and karate champion, has shown others that women can excel in an arena dominated by men. Children and young people in white uniforms gather in the blue-painted room, talking and laughing with each other as they prepare for practice. Here...
Ayub, 42, never experienced a fear bigger than that of losing his loved ones. He had sacrificed everything for his family.
Emergency response for more than 300 refugees in Aceh
The winners of UNHCR’s first-ever Youth with Refugees Art Contest was announced on 22 July 2020. One of the five winners in Cartoon Category is Kayla Abigail Salim (23) from Surabaya, Indonesia who submitted an artwork that reflects how each and every person, including refugees, can play a role in fighting against the Covid-19.
Alongside the Government of Indonesia, partner organizations and sister UN agencies, UNHCR ensures that refugees are not left behind in COVID-19 response
UNHCR Indonesia has been closely following the developments as well as the guidance on COVID-19 in the country.
Jakarta, Indonesia – Fahim (26) proudly showed a certificate with his name on it, to friends gathering at Atma Jaya Catholic University. It was a special morning as 47 refugees and Indonesians graduated from the Ready for Business (R4B) program after completing six...
UNHCR congratulates dozens of young refugees and Indonesians who recently completed an entrepreneurship training, which empowers and improve their self-reliance and livelihood skills.
International Women’s Day is globally celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a rallying point for strengthening the movement for women’s rights by recognizing not only the achievements of women but also launching new initiatives and activities for the advancement of gender equality.
Despite challenges, Afghan refugee Ali Khan refuses to give up his passion for teaching children. In the past months, he has been teaching web programming and web designing to refugee youth in Pekanbaru, Riau. Now, all of his students are able to design their own websites.
An Indonesian fashion entrepreneur’s project to provide training and empower refugees aims to create new opportunities.
UNHR recently recognized officials of a Desk set up under the Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal and Security Affairs for their work to promote protection and solutions for refugees in Indonesia.
Refugees are joining hand-in-hand with everyone who is opening their hearts to help Indonesians affected by the earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi on 28 September.