UNHCR welcomes Kenya's decision to end statelessness for the Pemba people

14 Dec 2022

Stakeholders stress the role of development in addressing forced displacement

Development cooperation can deliver lasting protection and solutions for refugees, internally displaced and stateless people, forum participants agree, with inclusive policies proving decisive.

12 Dec 2022

Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

UNHCR's Grandi urges action to resolve plight of stateless 'living in the shadows'

4 Nov 2022

How Thailand's grassroots organizations are working to end statelessness

Community volunteers are helping stateless people in ethnic minority villages navigate the complex process of applying for nationality.

4 Nov 2022

Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees

The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.

11 Oct 2022

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

Angela Merkel to receive UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for protecting refugees at height of Syria crisis

4 Oct 2022

Refugee firefighters honoured for their bravery in protecting Mauritania's environment

For their tenacious efforts to put out bushfires and plant trees, the Mbera Fire Brigade has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Africa.

4 Oct 2022