This year’s theme for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) is Justice and Protection for All.
The Finnish Refugee Council has appointed Rand Mohamad Deeb, a graduating high school senior from Lahti, as Refugee Woman of the Year and Nourdeen Toure, a professional boxer from Helsinki, as Refugee Man of the Year.
When Angelique was resettled as a refugee in Denmark after seven years on the run, she started to dream again. About education, possibilities and the future.
Filippo Grandi stressed that it is possible to address unprecedented stigmatization of refugees and migrants.
Members of the next European Parliament have a unique and important opportunity to better protect refugees in the EU and globally.
Two young refugees competed with the Athlete Refugee Team for the first time in the Cross Country World Championships in Denmark.
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.
Children at a water pipe in the Hilaweyn camp in southern Ethiopia, home to about 45,000 Somali refugees. The construction is funded by UNHCR’s partner, IKEA Foundation, and it supplies water to the area used for agriculture by both refugees and Ethiopians.
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.