Citizenship opens new world for stateless man from Georgia

After decades of frustration and broken dreams, Jirair has finally been recognized as a citizen of the country where he was born.

12 Feb 2018

After 23 years, still hoping for a better future

To ensure the voices of internally displaced people on voluntary return and other long-term solutions be heard, UNHCR commissioned an Intentions Survey among IDPs in Georgia.

30 Jun 2015

Statelessness: Young Georgian mother breaks a cycle of suffering

Olga feared that her baby son would become the third generation of her family living at the margins of society. But with UNHCR's help she has her life back and a future.

8 May 2015

UNHCR welcomes Georgia's accession to the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons

29 Dec 2011

Georgia project leads the way for socio-economic integration of refugees

UNHCR and UNDP launch a project to ease the socio-economic integration of Chechen refugees in Georgia's Pankisi Gorge and support local development.

20 Dec 2010

Chechen refugee finds an outlet for his talent in Georgia's Pankisi Gorge

A UNHCR-funded income-generation project helps a former policeman and his wife to become self-sufficient as refugees in north-east Georgia.

29 Sep 2009

UNHCR annual report shows 42 million people uprooted worldwide

16 Jun 2009

Georgia issues travel documents to Chechen refugees

The Georgian government has for the first time granted Chechen refugees the right to travel overseas, earning praise from the UN refugee agency.

15 Apr 2009

Georgia's long-standing IDPs want international help too

UNHCR sees an opportunity to use the spotlight on recent problems in Georgia to help those displaced from breakaway regions in the early 1990s.

20 Nov 2008