'I think of refugees as a testament to the strength and goodness of the human spirit'
New Zealand's first ever refugee Member of Parliament, Golriz Ghahraman, reflects on how her refugee background has helped her navigate political life.
Scale up support to Iran to safeguard fleeing Afghans, says UNHCR's Grandi
Iranian father and son re-enact their story for Hungarian theatre goers
Iranian refugee Abouzar and his son, Armin, chose to stay in Hungary despite being detained at the border for 18 months. A new theatre production offers some clues as to why.
Refugee Para athletes relish chance to compete at global level
Six refugee athletes lead the parade at the Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony, sending a powerful message to the 12 million forcibly displaced people living with disabilities.
Afghan refugees reach Iran as violence escalates
Asylum-seekers cultivate new lives in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The road to full integration for asylum-seekers in Bosnia and Herzegovina can be a long one, but UNHCR is providing support.
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.
Iran policy change gives refugees access to banking services
Apprentices become partners as Afghan refugee and Iranian team up
After vocational training with UNHCR, auto apprentice Abbas met intern Danial and the two launched their own repair shop employing refugees and locals in Iran's Shiraz.