Cyclist pauses round-the-world ride for refugees

After pedalling 14,500 miles to highlight refugee journeys, Theo Foster is halting his ride for now. But he vows to get back in the saddle once the threat of coronavirus passes.

6 May 2020

Becoming the best of friends in Beirut

Shadi is Syrian and Elie is Lebanese. They met on a Beirut movie set and are now best friends.

8 Jun 2019

Join global challenge to match refugees' billion-mile journey

UNHCR's 1 Billion Miles to safety campaign calls on runners, walkers and cyclists to dedicate their miles in solidarity with families uprooted by war and persecution.

18 Jan 2019

Cate Blanchett video highlights what refugees take when they flee

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador heads top cast in exclusive Facebook film to promote UN Refugee Agency's #WithRefugees campaign.

12 Sep 2016

Urgent action needed to provide shelter for refugees

UNHCR launches "Nobody Left Outside" funding drive to provide decent shelter for the refugees under its care.

18 May 2016

IKEA campaign offers brighter future for Syrian refugees

Proceeds of Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign will fund construction of a solar farm to transform lives in Jordan's remote Azraq camp

30 Nov 2015

How small Moldova ran one of Europe's largest campaigns to prevent and address statelessness

Thanks to UNHCR-supported litigation, Maria Gandrabura, 74 won an important court case and her statelessness was successfully prevented.

17 Aug 2015

UNHCR billboards in Hungary celebrate contributions by refugees

Poster campaign tells stories of newcomers integrating successfully and giving back to society.

19 Jun 2015

UNHCR in campaign to cut global road death toll from one every 30 seconds

Last year, 15 people – including persons of concern to UNHCR – lost their lives due to road crashes in which the organization's vehicles were involved.

10 Jun 2015