UNHCRs partner in Rwanda, Inkomoko, trains refugee entrepreneurs in business skills. The results are striking: The refugees become more self-reliant, improve their living conditions and, in addition, they create jobs and economic growth.
The latest UNHCR Northern Europe factsheets provide a statistical overview concerning asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons in the region.
UNHCR’s Global Service Center in Copenhagen has donated laptops and smartphones to refugees, who have been accepted to universities in Denmark.
Charlotte Ridung in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia This is the third interview in the series, “In the field with UNHCR”, providing insight into the daily lives of some of our Danish colleagues, working for the organization all over the world. Why did you choose to...
Zain Al Rafeaa’s childhood as a refugee in Beirut inspired his lead role in the award-winning movie Capernaum, transporting him to the glitz of Cannes and beyond.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, expresses concern about the debate on the so-called “paradigm shift” in Denmark.
More than half a million people in Europe are estimated to be stateless – they have limited access to basic rights and services such as education and healthcare and can face life-long discrimination.
UNHCR’s partner Kepler provides refugees access to internationally recognized degrees and helps them transform their lives.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the news that Lithuania has offered to receive up to five persons in need of international protection.
“Saving lives at sea is not a choice, nor a matter of politics, but an age-old obligation” – Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
More than 8 out of 10 refugees from South Sudan, the largest refugee crisis on the African continent, are women and children – and they suffer from consequences of serious underfunding.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes you to a public debate about the Future of International Refugee Response