The Nobel laureate who tackles themes of displacement, history and home

Abdulrazak Gurnah reflects on the isolation and hostility he had to face as a young man – and argues in favour of more humane attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers.

28 Apr 2022

News comment: UNHCR's Grandi fears UK legislation will dramatically weaken refugee protection

27 Apr 2022

UN Refugee Agency opposes UK plan to export asylum

14 Apr 2022

UNHCR regrets loss of life in the Aegean Sea, with at least 31 dead and more missing

28 Dec 2021

Lone refugee children go from homelessness in Greece to new lives across Europe

Legislative changes in Greece and a relocation programme have helped hundreds of unaccompanied refugee children get off the streets.

14 Dec 2021

UNHCR and Council of Europe discuss statelessness, urge States to uphold the right to a nationality in Europe

24 Sep 2021

The refugee weightlifter giving back as mental health nurse

Having found help during tough times after arriving in the UK, Cyrille Tchatchet was inspired to study nursing alongside training to compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

30 Jul 2021

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.

30 Jun 2021

Many stateless in UK face a tortuous road to recognition

UNHCR study shines light on a hidden national issue that, despite recent progress, still affects millions of people around the world.

29 Apr 2021