Japanese vision team brings Azeri lives into focus
Optometrists led by former Nansen Refugee Award winner Akio Kanai give the gift of sight back to thousands of displaced Azeris.
Refugees in Armenia get wired for work
A UNHCR-funded computer training course is opening doors to better job opportunities for refugees in Armenia, like 23-year-old Ramella.
Azerbaijan closes last of emergency camps
Displaced Azerbaijanis face a more comfortable future after the government closes the last two emergency camps and moves IDPs into new housing.
Nansen Award winner Kanai uses prize to help in Armenia and Azerbaijan
Japanese optometrist Akio Kanai has used all the prize money that came with his Nansen Refugee Award to assist refugees and internally displaced in Azerbaijan and Armenia, countries where he has been helping victims on both sides of the conflict for almost a decade.
UNHCR deplores forced return of refugee by Azerbaijan
High Commissioner to visit to southern Caucasus
My door is always open, says refugee in Armenia
Sergey Danielyan is an ethnic Armenian who fled Azerbaijan for Armenia as a result of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. UNHCR catches up with the 69-year-old to see how he is coping with life as a refugee in his motherland.
Fuji Optical puts focus on needy people in Azerbaijan
Some 1,500 people in Azerbaijan - refugees, displaced people, orphans, the elderly and other vulnerable populations - have had their eyes examined and received free eye glasses from a visiting team from Fuji Optical.
Some 65,000 refugees from Azerbaijan gain Armenian citizenship
More than 65,000 refugees from Azerbaijan have obtained Armenian citizenship under a government programme supported by the UN refugee agency.