Rwandan refugee begins new life caring for elderly Canadians

A pioneering programme is recruiting skilled refugees to fill labour gaps in Canada.

14 Apr 2022

A refugee and advocate reflects on being a Black woman in the US

After fleeing conflict in Liberia as a child, Lourena Gboeah describes during Black History Month how she now draws on her own experiences in her career as a leading refugee advocate.

21 Feb 2022

States urged to build on progress made since Global Refugee Forum

Increased responsibility sharing by governments is key to maintaining momentum in finding new approaches to global displacement, UNHCR's Grandi tells officials.

16 Dec 2021

UNHCR welcomes U.S. plan to increase refugee resettlement

21 Sep 2021

Three refugee athletes gain sports scholarships to Canada

Kenya-based middle-distance runners from South Sudan currently in Tokyo with the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in first intake of trailblazing athletic scholarship scheme.

24 Jul 2021

'Every little act of kindness will be remembered'

Once a refugee of the war in Viet Nam and now a US Army Colonel, Danielle Ngo has a message for everyone on America's Independence Day.

2 Jul 2021

UN Refugee Agency releases 2022 resettlement needs

23 Jun 2021

New home beckons for Eritrean family who spent a decade as refugees

The family is due to be resettled to the Netherlands as part of a programme supported by UNHCR.

14 May 2021

Opening Remarks by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi at joint press point with European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson

10 May 2021