'You could see the happiness on their faces'

A programme underway to relocate 1,600 unaccompanied children from the Greek Islands is already transforming lives.

25 Aug 2020

First solo flight shows sky's the limit for refugees

Four years ago Maya Ghazal fled the fighting in Syria. Now a trainee pilot, she's advocating for opportunities for refugees at the Global Refugee Forum.

14 Dec 2019

Afghan boy endures hardship en route to a better future

Farouk, 15, fled Afghanistan and endured a difficult journey overland across 10 countries. Now he is reunited with his siblings in London thanks in part to help from UNHCR.

17 Oct 2019

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

11 Sep 2019

Social media helps former refugee thank man who gave her a childhood bicycle

When Mevan Babakar was a five-year-old refugee in the Netherlands, an aid worker gave her a bicycle. Twenty-four years later, she was finally able to thank him.

15 Aug 2019

UNHCR welcomes meaningful new UK commitment to refugee resettlement

17 Jun 2019

New exhibition in Venice explores the experience of refugees

Rothko in Lampedusa showcases work by artists such as Ai Weiwei and those of five emerging artists from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast and Somalia who are refugees.

11 May 2019

French village sets an example of how to welcome refugees

For four months, residents and volunteers in Pessat-Villeneuve in central France have been helping 60 evacuees from Africa build new lives.

28 Jan 2019

Eritrean minors reunited with mother after eight-year odyssey

Kedija, 15, and Yonas, 12, survived kidnapping, detention, and a failed sea crossing before finally rejoining their mother in Switzerland.

24 Jan 2019