Syrian Aladin, who fled his country to Latvia, discussed identity, home and belonging with Lalita, who fled her home country Latvia during World War II.
Concluding a three-day visit to Afghanistan today, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, appealed for urgent and sustained support for Afghans inside the country and for refugees who have fled abroad. “The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan remains...
To mark UNHCR’s 70th anniversary, a new seven-part series revisits major upheavals that shaped the period through the eyes of displaced people and others caught up in events.
Meet Yalda and Hameed, students and Afghan refugees now living in Lithuania, as they guide us through a day at LCC University.
Meet 19-year-old Shorok, a Syrian refugee now living in Estonia, as she shows us around her new hometown.
UNHCR’s education report highlights the stories of young refugees around the world as they try to keep learning in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ensuring the right to a nationality and eradicating statelessness is achievable and more pressing than ever, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, stressed today, as the international community marks the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the 1961 UN Convention on the...
The LEGO Foundation and KIRKBI, the owners of the LEGO Group, contribute 30 million DKK US$4.7 million) to support UNHCR’s emergency response in Afghanistan.
After fleeing conflict and struggling to get by in Lebanon, move to Sweden offers family of five the chance to resume their careers and education.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, provides you with 10 important facts on refugees – for a fact-based discussion.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
With support from Norway, UNHCR provides vocational training and psychosocial support to survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.