Refugee Para athletes relish chance to compete at global level

Six refugee athletes lead the parade at the Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony, sending a powerful message to the 12 million forcibly displaced people living with disabilities.

24 Aug 2021

Burundian taekwondo athlete set to make his mark at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Parfait Hakizimana has overcome numerous challenges to take the stage in Tokyo as part of the Refugee Paralympic Team.

20 Aug 2021

Expelled asylum seekers 'crying out for help' in northern Mexico

Removed from the United States, asylum-seekers fear for their safety in northern Mexico and deadly violence if they return to their Central American homelands.

12 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

Global photo project shows power of football during displacement

As the European football championships kick off, Goal Click Refugees campaign reveals how the sport promotes integration as seen through the eyes of forcibly displaced people.

11 Jun 2021

Global legal community steps up for refugees amid pandemic, providing 165,000 hours of free legal aid

8 Jun 2021

Refugees find safety and a new life in Mexico

Since 2016, more than 10,000 refugees have started over in Mexico as entrepreneurs, managers and factory workers through a UNHCR programme.

8 Jun 2021

Hope and opportunity for refugee students in Botswana

As universities begin to offer scholarships, refugee students look forward to a more secure future in the country they now call home.

3 Jun 2021

Renewed commitment needed to support displaced Afghans and their hosts

31 May 2021