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

UNHCR congratulates the Tokyo 2020 Refugee Olympic Team

8 Jun 2021

Refugee athletes aiming to succeed and inspire in Tokyo

The Refugee Olympic Team features athletes who have overcome persecution and conflict and trained for years for the chance to compete at the highest level.

8 Jun 2021

Venezuelan boxer sees Olympic hopes rekindled

The IOC Refugee Athlete Scholarship has given a young boxer the support he needs to train in hopes of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics – something that just months ago looked all but impossible.

3 Jun 2021

UEFA and UNHCR partner to support refugees

21 May 2021

Refugee athletes' epic journey toward Tokyo Games dramatized in new video

The Journey' depicts a refugee's path from conflict to international competition, revealing the power of sport to change the lives of forcibly displaced people everywhere.

6 Apr 2021

UNHCR releases powerful social video in support of Refugee Olympic and Paralympic teams

6 Apr 2021

Refugees help French wine makers fill labour shortages

A leading French wine maker joins forces with an association of former rugby professionals to offer seasonal jobs and training to refugees in the wine industry.

25 Mar 2021

Alphonso Davies becomes the first footballer to take UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassador title

Davies is the first footballer and first Canadian to become a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.

24 Mar 2021