The passion, vision and action of Fridtjof Nansen, humanitarian extraordinaire
Ahead of this year's UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award, we look back at the life and achievements of the Norwegian pioneer who gave his name to the prize.
'I just can't stand aside if I know that I can help'
Disability rights activist Tetiana Barantsova escaped the war in Ukraine in a wheelchair. Now she's helping others with disabilities to do the same.
UNHCR Special Envoy, Ms. Angelina Jolie Statement to the High-Level Pledging Event on the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie calls for protection and support for the people of Yemen, and an end to the conflict to stop human suffering
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie arrives in Yemen to meet those affected by conflict
Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence
An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.
2021 Nansen Refugee Award celebrates 'bravery and dedication' of Yemeni aid group
The Jeel Albena aid organization stayed on the ground during the worst of Yemen's six-year conflict to provide shelter and hope to thousands of internally displaced people.
Serbian human rights lawyer fights for the rights of refugees and asylum-seekers
UNHCR has named Nikola Kovačević the UNHCR Regional Nansen Refugee Award winner for Europe for his dedication to providing legal assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Serbia.
Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.