First UNITY Cup shows the power of football to connect refugees and hosts

Tournament featuring teams of female and male refugee and amateur national players highlights the role of sport in empowering displaced people and connecting them to their new communities.

26 Jul 2022

For many displaced people in Latin America, new lives start in the kitchen

In a new cookbook, refugees and displaced people in the Americas and the Caribbean share their stories and the flavours of home – past and present.

12 Jul 2022

Refugee Parliament gives a voice to people forced to flee

Refugees living in Switzerland have organized a platform to advocate for their rights.

11 May 2022

Refugees samba in Rio's famed Carnival parade to celebrate Brazilian openness

As special guests of the Salgueiro samba school, refugees showed off their fancy footwork and strengthened bonds with the country that has welcomed them.

29 Apr 2022

Young people in Myanmar's Rakhine State tackle ethnic divisions

Youth groups made up of Rakhine and Rohingya members are coming up with solutions to shared challenges in Myanmar's ethnically divided Rakhine State.

23 Mar 2022

Refugee family found safety and stability in Mexico. Next step: citizenship

UNHCR Mexico is ushering in a multi-year planning model aimed at ensuring the continuity of programmes that help refugees from the moment they apply for asylum to their full integration.

6 Jan 2022

Afghan teen makes her mark on Ecuadorian city that gave her refuge

Zohra was just 11 when she and her family fled to Ecuador. Now 16, she paints murals on buildings in her host city as a way of reconciling her two worlds.

19 Oct 2021

'All over the province, people want to buy our rice'

A group of refugee women are growing rice on a large scale, becoming the largest rice producers in Angola's Lunda Norte province.

27 Aug 2021

Dance programme helps Venezuelan teen settle into new life in Panama

Programa Enlaces uses art and dance to build bridges between communities, helping young refugees adjust to life in their new host country.

19 Jun 2021