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

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

UN Refugee Agency opposes UK plan to export asylum

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

Irish Somali woman steps up campaign against female genital mutilation

Ifrah Ahmed's fight against FGM has taken on a new urgency during the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 Aug 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