UNHCR and Council of Europe discuss statelessness, urge States to uphold the right to a nationality in Europe

24 Sep 2021

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

Learning language key to integration, say young refugees

Language tuition is a cornerstone of the Czech government's policy to integrate refugees.

30 Jan 2018

Czech volunteer family's offer of help leads to firm friendship

Sarka and Angus Grundy agreed to help a refugee family for six months and became close friends with a Syrian couple and their daughter.

23 Jan 2018

Welcome to Prague: first Myanmar refugees resettle in Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has joined the ranks of eight EU resettlement countries with the arrival this week of 23 Myanmar refugees, some of whom had been in exile in Malaysia for nearly 10 years.

31 Oct 2008

Czech mission to Malaysia paving way for landmark resettlement programme

A pilot programme to take Myanmar refugees to Central Europe will make the Czech Republic the first ex-Eastern Bloc nation to become a resettlement country.

24 Jul 2008

Czech mission funds mobile health care project for refugees in Malaysia

The Czech Embassy in Kuala Lumpur has agreed to fund a nine-month UNHCR project aimed at providing mobile health care for refugees in Malaysia.

25 Jun 2007

UNHCR presents first award at Czech Press Photo contest

Photographer Jiri Benak has won the first UNHCR Award at the annual Czech event with his entry, "Woman Seeking her Husband", which shows an internally displaced Sudanese woman's search for the husband she lost during Sudan's 21-year civil war.

17 Nov 2004

Portrait of a refugee unveiled in Prague

The "Flight and Exile in Art" exhibition pairs paintings by artists like Picasso with UNHCR photographs to show the universality of exile through space, time and media.

19 Jul 2002