UNHCR applauds Liberia for removing gender discrimination from its nationality law

11 Aug 2022

Côte d'Ivoire welcomes returning families as refugee status set to end

20 Jun 2022

UNHCR's Grandi joins Ivorian refugees on the last leg of their journey home

With peace and stability in Côte D'Ivoire, refugee status for Ivorians is coming to an end. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees joined a group returning home from Liberia.

19 Jun 2022

A refugee and advocate reflects on being a Black woman in the US

After fleeing conflict in Liberia as a child, Lourena Gboeah describes during Black History Month how she now draws on her own experiences in her career as a leading refugee advocate.

21 Feb 2022

Ivorians return home ahead of their refugee status coming to an end

Repatriations are accelerating as UNHCR recommends an end to refugee status for the vast majority of Ivorians.

7 Oct 2021

Alphonso Davies becomes the first footballer to take UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassador title

Davies is the first footballer and first Canadian to become a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.

24 Mar 2021

What I learned from a refugee camp in West Africa

My family fled civil war in Liberia to a refugee camp in Guinea in West Africa. I learned the power of resilience and the value of diversity.

16 Dec 2020

UNHCR airlifts emergency aid for Ivorian refugees in Liberia

23 Nov 2020

UNHCR expands aid as Ivorian refugee numbers top 8,000

UNHCR expands aid to Ivorian refugees amid political tensions in Côte d'Ivoire.

10 Nov 2020