UNHCR urges states to protect refugees' rights, not to instrumentalize their plight
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.
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.
Displaced Afghan family struggles to cope amid latest violence
A widowed mother-of-four struggling to take care of her family in a camp is among the 270,000 Afghans displaced since the start of the year by the latest upsurge in fighting.
UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan
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.
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.
IOM and UNHCR condemn the return of migrants and refugees to Libya
Joint UNHCR/IOM press release