'Give us a seat at the table and we'll change the world'
At the High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection Challenges, participants say those who are forcibly displaced are eager and qualified to help rebuild communities devastated by COVID-19.
Kigali sees economic sense in helping refugee entrepreneurs
Support scheme in Rwandan capital and elsewhere sees refugee businesses including Burundian-owned LPG store create 2,600 new jobs countrywide.
Global cities take the lead in welcoming refugees
Civic leaders attending a key meeting in Geneva set out the positive contributions that refugees are making to cities worldwide.
UN refugee chief welcomes cities' support for refugees
At a key meeting in Geneva, Filippo Grandi welcomed the role of cities in leading the shift towards a more open and inclusive approach to refugees.
São Paulo helps refugees find their feet in Brazil
The largest city in the Americas not only welcomes refugees and migrants, but also helps them find work and regain their autonomy.
Erbil reaps rewards by allowing Syrian refugees to flourish
Northern Iraqi city's choice to embrace refugees and keep job markets open has benefited both Syrians and locals alike, local governor says.
Vienna learns the benefit of giving warm welcome to refugees
Informed by decades of hosting refugees, Austria's capital has enlisted the help of locals and refugees alike in schemes to integrate new arrivals to the city.
UNHCR welcomes global mayors' commitment to refugees
UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi applauds declaration by the Global Mayoral Forum in Marrakech committing to support refugees.