Once a dream, citizenship puts medical career within reach
University seemed like an impossible dream for 21-year-old Nazir, who was born stateless in Kyrgyzstan. Now he can finally study medicine.
2019 Nansen Refugee Award 'a symbol of hope' for the world's stateless
Lawyer Azizbek Ashurov spent over a decade helping the Kyrgyz Republic to resolve all known cases of statelessness in a historic first.
Kyrgyz human rights lawyer wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
Intrepid lawyer achieves quest to eradicate statelessness in Kyrgyzstan
Heading out on foot, on horseback and in four-wheel drives, Azizbek Ashurov and his team of lawyers have helped Kyrgyzstan to end statelessness.
Nansen Refugee Award laureate reflects on impact of her work
Six years after winning UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award, Sister Angélique looks back at how it changed her life and those of the people she continues to support.
Danny Ocean to perform at global humanitarian award ceremony
Jordanian volunteer helps Syrian refugees get back on their feet
Known as 'the mother of Syrians' for her work helping refugees, Abeer Khreisha is the Middle East regional winner for UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award.
UNHCR names Nansen Refugee Award regional winners
The everyday heroes from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East are being honoured for their outstanding humanitarian work.
Trans woman defies danger to champion LGBTI rights in El Salvador
Bianka Rodríguez, named regional winner for the Americas for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award, champions the transgender community's rights.