'You could see the happiness on their faces'

A programme underway to relocate 1,600 unaccompanied children from the Greek Islands is already transforming lives.

25 Aug 2020

UN agencies welcome latest relocations of unaccompanied children from Greece, call for further action and solidarity

8 Jul 2020

Abducted mum finally finds safety in Finland, but yearns to see children again

"I can't remember when life was last as good as this," says Nakout. After years of abuse, she now dreams of reuniting with children who thought she was dead.

22 Jan 2020

Scouts gain insights after stepping into lives of refugees

At World Scout Jamboree, participants use immersive video technology to connect with refugees around the world and build empathy for their plight.

2 Aug 2019

UNHCR calls on Finnish EU Council Presidency to push for progress in asylum reform

11 Jun 2019

Finnish 'grandmother' helps troubled toddler find peace

Azaldeen and his young daughter are starting over on a small island in south-west Finland, after family tragedy forced them to flee Baghdad.

22 Aug 2017

Photography student from Mosul focuses lens on new life in Finland

Within months of escaping, Iraqi refugee and photography student Ahmed Alalousi enjoyed three exhibitions and made a video with a Finnish rapper.

28 Oct 2016

Little Omar flies to Finland

Born with a rare hormone deficiency, Omar's treatment stopped when his family fled Syria. Resettlement is his only hope to start growing again.

27 May 2015

Montagnards find peace and new homeland in Finland

The Chung family were among 71 Montagnards from Viet Nam offered new homes in Finland last year under a UNHCR resettlement programme. It is a far cry from their former highland homes, but the group are settling in well, especially the younger generation.

31 Aug 2006