UNHCR statement on the return of displaced Syrians

As the dire socio-economic impact of COVID-19 worsens conditions for displaced Syrians, both inside Syria and in hosting countries, UNHCR calls for support for the displaced and their choices.

26 Jul 2021

Women in many countries face discrimination in registering children at birth warn UNHCR and UNICEF

7 Jul 2021

Pathway to jobs in education for refugee graduates under new UNHCR and Teach For All partnership

7 Jul 2021

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

IPC announces six athletes to compete for the Refugee Paralympic Team at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Joint IPC/UNHCR Press Release

30 Jun 2021

Global Roundtable charts joint action for protection of forcibly displaced LGBTIQ+ people

Joint Press Release by UNHCR and UN Independent Expert on Protection Against Violence and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

29 Jun 2021

From refugee to saviour: the story of Majed and Joseba

After being resettled to Spain, Syrian refugee Majed became a friend and carer to Joseba, the butcher who gave him a job.

24 Jun 2021

Sport and entertainment talent "in conversation" with the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020

Joint IOC/UNHCR/Discovery Press Release

23 Jun 2021

UEFA and UNHCR team up to congratulate UEFA Football and Refugees Grant Scheme winners

On occasion of World Refugee Day UEFA and UNHCR recognise six national associations who have helped refugees integrate into society

21 Jun 2021