UNHCR and TikTok launch campaign in solidarity with refugees from Ukraine and beyond

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and TikTok launch a hashtag challenge and live concert series #TheWorldNeeds, using music to bring people together and promote solidarity with refugees

4 May 2022

UNHCR mobilizing to aid forcibly displaced in Ukraine and neighbouring countries

1 Mar 2022

UN seeks US$1.7 billion as humanitarian needs soar in Ukraine and neighbouring countries

1 Mar 2022

Iranian father and son re-enact their story for Hungarian theatre goers

Iranian refugee Abouzar and his son, Armin, chose to stay in Hungary despite being detained at the border for 18 months. A new theatre production offers some clues as to why.

14 Oct 2021

UNHCR concerned by Hungary's latest measures affecting access to asylum

10 Mar 2021

Access to asylum further at stake in Hungary - UNHCR

29 Jun 2020

Cyclist pauses round-the-world ride for refugees

After pedalling 14,500 miles to highlight refugee journeys, Theo Foster is halting his ride for now. But he vows to get back in the saddle once the threat of coronavirus passes.

6 May 2020

UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM urge European states to boost education for refugee and migrant children

Key challenges include lack of school spaces, teachers not adequately trained, language barriers and limited access to psychosocial support

11 Sep 2019

Becoming the best of friends in Beirut

Shadi is Syrian and Elie is Lebanese. They met on a Beirut movie set and are now best friends.

8 Jun 2019