Stateless girl in Croatia dreams of having "papers"

Without documents proving her nationality, nine-year-old Medina risks being excluded from education, health care and travel.

9 Mar 2022

Internship a dream come true for refugee at IKEA store in Croatia

Furniture retailer IKEA offers promise of a new start for refugees in Croatia through internship programme under a partnership with UNHCR.

23 Jul 2021

UNHCR issues recommendations for EU to make 2020 year of change for refugee protection

9 Jan 2020

UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM urge European states to boost education for refugee and migrant children

Key challenges include lack of school spaces, teachers not adequately trained, language barriers and limited access to psychosocial support

11 Sep 2019

Syrian refugee makes an impression at Croatian printer

Anass is one of several refugees using his skills at Croatia's oldest printing company.

14 Jan 2019

Nigerian footballer scores success as a coach in Croatia

Celestine once played in the Nigerian Premier League. Now he is coaching the next generation, in his adopted homeland of Croatia.

14 Jun 2017

Refugees sent back from Austria find new hope in Croatia

Wissam and Ali lost heart when Austria sent them back to Croatia under EU rules, where they are now forging a future for themselves and their families.

26 May 2017

UNHCR and partners revise funding needs for Greece & Balkans

10 Jun 2016

Once a refugee, now a helping hand

A police commander, a farmer and a teacher who once fled war in the Balkans are among those helping refugees and migrants crossing into Croatia.

30 Nov 2015