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.
Serbian human rights lawyer fights for the rights of refugees and asylum-seekers
UNHCR has named Nikola Kovačević the UNHCR Regional Nansen Refugee Award winner for Europe for his dedication to providing legal assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Serbia.
Teen refugee teaches other young asylum-seekers about risks of abuse
A peer-taught programme in Serbia is helping vulnerable unaccompanied children protect themselves from violence and exploitation as they seek safety.
Serbia vaccinates refugees against COVID-19
Serbia is including refugees and asylum-seekers in its national vaccination rollout, with support from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
Want to learn a new language? Refugees in Serbia offer to teach you online
A new project run by a refugee from Iran now in Serbia lets people learn refugee languages by video chat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Macedonia accedes to key statelessness treaty
UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM urge European states to boost education for refugee and migrant children
Key challenges include lack of school spaces, teachers not adequately trained, language barriers and limited access to psychosocial support
Coder who fled Syria launches a new life in Serbia
Trained in Aleppo as a computer programmer, Mawaheb found that his tech skills offered a way to fit in – and give back – in Belgrade.
Two Cuban refugees find work and a new home in Montenegro
After fleeing home, pair have embarked on new lives in the ancient town of Perast.