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

Nervous? Refugee sings at music workshop with cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Workshop just latest step for Basma Jabr as she builds new career.

14 Jun 2019

UN Secretary-General drops by on music workshop featuring refugees and cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Eighty people including 10 refugees take part in a music workshop in the Austrian capital with Ma, who has won 19 Grammy awards

28 May 2019

Vienna learns the benefit of giving warm welcome to refugees

Informed by decades of hosting refugees, Austria's capital has enlisted the help of locals and refugees alike in schemes to integrate new arrivals to the city.

12 Dec 2018

Vienna museum visit is part of refugees' self-help plan to settle in

Refugees have formed their own organization to help them integrate fully into Austrian society.

13 Sep 2018

Trio helps fellow newcomers from Middle East cope with life in Vienna

Three refugees from Syria have set up a self-help network that organizes language classes and a summer school for children.

27 Jul 2018

Magazine's media studies course is good news for refugees

An Austrian news magazine offers young asylum-seekers the chance to enter the world of journalism.

29 Jun 2018

Refugees and music students strike a chord in Vienna

Classes at the city's music schools allow refugees to learn an instrument and students to gain teaching credits.

25 May 2018

UNHCR calls on Austrian Government to keep refugee protection at centre of asylum law amendments

9 May 2018