Afghan sports coach helps young refugees find a path to school in Iran

Football coach and youth counsellor Rozma Ghafouri is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR's annual Nansen Refugee Award for her work empowering Afghan refugee girls.

21 Sep 2020

Afghan girl who waited years for school refuses to let her enthusiasm wane

She was 11 before she saw the inside of a classroom, so Parisa was not about to stop learning even under lockdown.

2 Sep 2020

'You could see the happiness on their faces'

A programme underway to relocate 1,600 unaccompanied children from the Greek Islands is already transforming lives.

25 Aug 2020

Afghan doctor helps refugees fight COVID-19, one phone call at a time

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in Iran, Afghan refugee Fezzeh Hosseini has been working tirelessly to help local and Afghan patients affected by the virus.

20 Jul 2020

High-level event seeks sustained support for Afghans, refugee-hosting countries

6 Jul 2020

UNHCR urges investment in Afghan displacement situation to achieve a decade of hope not despair

3 Jul 2020

Living amid ruins, Afghans get help to build shelters

Afghanistan's shortage of decent and affordable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing millions of displaced and returning refugees. A new project is offering some a solution.

3 Jul 2020

Refugee tailors switch to making face masks and protective gear

Around the world, displaced artisans are stepping up a gear to supply face masks and protective equipment in desperately short supply.

27 Apr 2020

UN agencies welcome first relocation of unaccompanied children from Greece

Agencies urge other EU Member States to also follow through on relocation pledges

15 Apr 2020