UNHCR wins €1m prize for novel water tech in refugee camps
Affordable high-tech system allowing real-time monitoring of water provision and use in refugee settlements claims prestigious European Commission innovation prize.
UNHCR and Twitter launch 2020 World Refugee Day emoji created by Ivorian artist O'Plérou
Young Ivorian artist designs 2020 World Refugee Day emoji
Graphic designer O'Plérou made world headlines with 365 emojis that change the way people see Africa. Now he has turned his creative spotlight onto refugees.
Football star Salah scores goal as first Ambassador for Instant Network Schools
The programme developed by UNHCR and Vodafone Foundation aims to give refugee and host country students access to high-quality digital education.
Generous Africa needs new partners and innovation to help forcibly displaced - UN refugee chief
Top of his class and hungry for more, a young South Sudanese refugee battles the odds
On the run from the civil war, a boy named Gift is determined to continue his education. But his ingenuity, brilliance and determination may not be enough to keep him in school.
Scouts gain insights after stepping into lives of refugees
At World Scout Jamboree, participants use immersive video technology to connect with refugees around the world and build empathy for their plight.
Syrian refugee finds success and a business partner in Amman
With a long history of hosting refugees, Jordan's capital provided the opportunity Ehab needed to meet his local collaborator Amani and launch their tech start-up.