New approach to refugee support is a 'game changer' - says UNHCR's Gillian Triggs

The UN Refugee Agency's new Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, says the Global Compact on Refugees marks 'end to business as usual', although challenges remain.

10 Oct 2019

Once a dream, citizenship puts medical career within reach

University seemed like an impossible dream for 21-year-old Nazir, who was born stateless in Kyrgyzstan. Now he can finally study medicine.

8 Oct 2019

After decades in the shadows, stateless activist says 'finally I exist'

Actress and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett interviews statelessness activist Maha Mamo about her 30-year-push to belong.

7 Oct 2019

'Bigger, broader' vision needed to tackle forced displacement - UN refugee chief

A more ambitious international approach is needed to address contemporary drivers of displacement, Filippo Grandi tells high-level meeting.

7 Oct 2019

2019 Nansen Refugee Award 'a symbol of hope' for the world's stateless

Lawyer Azizbek Ashurov spent over a decade helping the Kyrgyz Republic to resolve all known cases of statelessness in a historic first.

7 Oct 2019

South Sudanese teacher dedicates his life in exile to refugees of all ages

Classes are overcrowded, there are not enough textbooks, but Koat Reath does not complain. A dedicated refugee teacher, he will do anything to improve his pupils' lives.

4 Oct 2019

Millions in eastern Ukraine endure invisible wounds of war

After five years of conflict, aid agencies are striving to meet the mental health needs of those affected.

4 Oct 2019

Syrian seamstress builds brand loyalty from a refugee camp

Widowed mother-of-seven turns former pastime into a thriving business in Iraq's Domiz refugee camp, and passes on her skills to help others earn a living.

3 Oct 2019

Intrepid lawyer achieves quest to eradicate statelessness in Kyrgyzstan

Heading out on foot, on horseback and in four-wheel drives, Azizbek Ashurov and his team of lawyers have helped Kyrgyzstan to end statelessness.

2 Oct 2019