Ukrainian refugees depict trauma of fleeing war in new short film

"Uprooted" shows how the terrifying memories of conflict live on in those who have escaped, and sends a message of solidarity to refugees around the world.

13 Jun 2022

Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games

Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.

30 Jun 2021

'All I want is a doctor for my brother and a school for me'

More than 2,200 asylum seekers and refugees have now been relocated from reception centres on Greek islands and elsewhere in Greece to other European countries.

20 Jan 2021

'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

Syrian electrician gets back on track at German rail network

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn's integration programme offers refugees a chance of permanent employment and also fills a gap in the labour market.

3 Jun 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

Syrian entrepreneur finds her niche in Berlin, catering to a hungry city

She came to Germany as a refugee. Now her firm is bringing Syrian food to high-tech clients like Facebook and Cisco.

27 Feb 2020

Syrian refugee finds safe harbour in Hamburg

Syrian who fled to Germany as a refugee is now pursuing a dream career at one of Europe's biggest ports.

18 Feb 2020

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

9 Jan 2020