Congolese refugee reunites with parents she thought she had lost

Françoise Chikunda Sabuni was living as a refugee in Uganda when she learned her parents, who she assumed had been killed years before, were alive and well in the Netherlands.

23 Sep 2022

Joint press release: International community shows solidarity with efforts to enhance protection and find solutions for people forced to flee and host communities in Central America and Mexico

21 Sep 2022

Netflix brings Yusra Mardini's inspiring story to the world

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador hopes the dramatic new film of her and her sister's escape from conflict to new lives in Europe will challenge attitudes towards refugees.

9 Sep 2022

'It's up to us!' says NBA basketball star Wenyen Gabriel on visit to South Sudan homeland

The former refugee and Los Angeles Lakers' power forward returned to his home country for the first time with a message of hope for those displaced by floods and conflict.

18 Aug 2022

LA Lakers' Wenyen Gabriel visits homeland of South Sudan with UNHCR, to 'speak up for refugees and displaced people everywhere'

28 Jul 2022

First UNITY Cup shows the power of football to connect refugees and hosts

Tournament featuring teams of female and male refugee and amateur national players highlights the role of sport in empowering displaced people and connecting them to their new communities.

26 Jul 2022

IOM, UNHCR Call for Vigorous Investigation After Dozens Die in Abandoned Trailer in Texas

28 Jun 2022

Yazidi women box their way to recovery

A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

23 Jun 2022

On World Refugee Day, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller calls for equal treatment of refugees - whoever, wherever, whenever

Stiller: "Protecting people forced to flee is a collective global responsibility. We have to remember this could happen to anyone, anywhere."

20 Jun 2022