The Nobel laureate who tackles themes of displacement, history and home

Abdulrazak Gurnah reflects on the isolation and hostility he had to face as a young man – and argues in favour of more humane attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers.

28 Apr 2022

Rwandan refugee begins new life caring for elderly Canadians

A pioneering programme is recruiting skilled refugees to fill labour gaps in Canada.

14 Apr 2022

Spiraling costs, surging conflict, and soaring climate disasters create a desperate future for millions of refugees across Eastern Africa

WFP and UNHCR Joint News Release

13 Apr 2022

A new approach to refugee integration bears fruit in Rwanda

Two years after the Global Refugee Forum, Rwanda shows how inclusive policies in education and livelihoods are unlocking the potential of refugees and their hosts.

14 Dec 2021

More than 60,000 Burundian refugees voluntarily return home this year

26 Oct 2021

Burundian taekwondo athlete set to make his mark at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Parfait Hakizimana has overcome numerous challenges to take the stage in Tokyo as part of the Refugee Paralympic Team.

20 Aug 2021

Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games

Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.

30 Jun 2021

Some 350,000 people in urgent need of help in Goma

1 Jun 2021

UNHCR rushing to help displaced after volcano eruption in DR Congo

25 May 2021