Activist champions rights of people with disabilities in Ukraine

Tetiana Barantsova named regional winner for Europe for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.

21 Sep 2020

Landmines, improvised explosive devices pose deadly risks for displaced in Sahel and Lake Chad

28 Jul 2020

'With this law, I will finally get a sense of how it is to exist'

A new statelessness determination procedure in Ukraine gives people without identity documents the right to work, study and access health care.

17 Jul 2020

UNHCR welcomes new Ukrainian statelessness law set to end legal limbo for thousands

17 Jul 2020

Millions in eastern Ukraine endure invisible wounds of war

After five years of conflict, aid agencies are striving to meet the mental health needs of those affected.

4 Oct 2019

Legacy of 19th century Empress of Austria extends to today's refugees

Refugees in Ukraine will benefit from the will of Empress Elisabeth. The famous Austrian, nicknamed Sisi, left part of her fortune to good causes when she was assassinated in 1898.

27 Sep 2019

Clearing landmines in Ukraine, one careful step at a time

Ukraine is one of the most mine-affected countries in the world, limiting freedom of movement and posing a serious threat to civilians crossing the contact line.

2 Apr 2019

'I know what it is like. I tell them: Please don't give up'

UNHCR has more than 11,500 staff. Meet Oleksandra Lytvynenko, who uses her own experience of displacement to help those uprooted by conflict in Ukraine.

8 Nov 2018

UNHCR notes Ukraine Supreme Court ruling on pension rights for internally displaced

11 Sep 2018