Yazidi women box their way to recovery

A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

23 Jun 2022

Message from the United Nations humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner

10 May 2022

Imagining Syria

With nearly two million Syrian refugee children aged 11 or under having little or no memory of home, we asked some of them to draw what Syria means to them.

15 Mar 2022

UNHCR issues recommendations to the 2022 French and Czech Presidencies of the Council of the EU

10 Jan 2022

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

24 Sep 2021

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

Returning Iraqis face dire conditions following camp closures

With 250,000 Iraqis still living in camps after fleeing ISIS, sudden closure of 14 sites in late 2020 forced many to return to destroyed homes and villages lacking basic services.

27 May 2021

Refugees help French wine makers fill labour shortages

A leading French wine maker joins forces with an association of former rugby professionals to offer seasonal jobs and training to refugees in the wine industry.

25 Mar 2021

Iraqi couple among world's first refugees to get COVID-19 jab

After receiving inoculation as part of Jordan's national vaccination plan, Iraqi refugee Raia hopes life will soon return to normal and other refugees will follow her lead.

14 Jan 2021