Q&A: Japanese clothing retail giant helps refugees in unique ways
Senior UNIQLO executive Yukihiro Nitta discusses how the Japanese garments enterprise is helping refugees in cooperation with UNHCR.
UNHCR shines a beacon of hope on a devastated corner of Japan
Some 10,000 people who lost their homes to Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami benefit from UNHCR solar lamps for their temporary shelter.
Japan: First Myanmar refugees arrive for resettlement
Welcome to Japan: first Asian country joins UNHCR's resettlement programme
From the jungles of Thailand to the bright lights of Tokyo, the first of 90 Myanmar refugees begin their new life in Japan under a pilot resettlement programme.
Sudanese refugees find fame in Japan, raise money for education in Africa
An on-line music contest is raising Japanese awareness of refugee issues, and money for Dadaab refugee camp.
Teaching safety with angry mobs, bullets and minefields
Training organized by the UNHCR eCentre in Tokyo prepares humanitarian workers for the challenges of operating in dangerous environments.
Thailand: Japan selecting first Myanmar refugees for resettlement
Millions of Japanese expected to tune in to TV drama about UNHCR
Japanese national TV broadcaster NHK will air a new romantic drama over the next five weeks that also raises awareness about UNHCR and refugees.
UNHCR protection chief applauds Japan and South Korea, asks them to be better Asian role models
On visits to two Asian countries, top UNHCR official Erika Feller highlights achievements, challenges in protecting asylum-seekers and refugees.