Don't let COVID-19 pandemic derail refugee education

As UN General Assembly meets virtually, footballer Mohamed Salah, educator Mary Maker and UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi urge world to safeguard refugee education.

23 Sep 2020

Mohamed Salah to call for connected, quality education for refugee children, at UN General Assembly

Salah's message to world leaders at the UN General Assembly: 'Let's make sure all children, including refugees, can go to school and achieve their dreams.'

22 Sep 2020

Jordanian scientist finds winning formula to get kids reading

Rana Dajani is regional winner for MENA of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her programme to get children reading for pleasure, that has since gone global.

21 Sep 2020

Sudanese scholar defies all odds and secures a scholarship in Italy

An Italian higher education initiative grants refugee in Ethiopia an opportunity to pursue their dreams.

11 Sep 2020

Coronavirus a dire threat to refugee education

UNHCR report calls for action to support millions of young refugees living in some of the world's most vulnerable communities.

3 Sep 2020

UNHCR Report: Coronavirus a dire threat to refugee education - half of the world's refugee children out of school.

3 Sep 2020

Mo Salah calls for team effort to ensure disadvantaged children receive education

UNHCR warns COVID-19 a dire threat hopes of young refugees

3 Sep 2020

Afghan girl who waited years for school refuses to let her enthusiasm wane

She was 11 before she saw the inside of a classroom, so Parisa was not about to stop learning even under lockdown.

2 Sep 2020

South Sudanese teacher sets sights on university for his children

A primary school Vice-Principal has high educational ambitions but knows the odds are stacked against his fellow citizens.

31 Aug 2020