Stories

Live Blog: World Refugee Day is held amid record displacement

From Australasia to the Americas, UNHCR is celebrating the courage and determination of children, women and men driven from their homes.

20 Jun 2019

Global forced displacement tops 70 million

UN Refugee Chief calls for 'redoubled' solidarity as annual Global Trends report shows displacement doubled in 20 years.

19 Jun 2019

Top Italian football coaches train refugee and local youth in Uganda

Players from refugee and host communities take part in three-day training programme with coaches from Italian football club Sampdoria in peace initiative.

18 Jun 2019

Students can play a vital role in advocating for refugees - UNHCR chief

Speaking in Berlin, a city that has flourished while tearing down walls, Filippo Grandi puts the power of students and education centre stage ahead of World Refugee Day.

18 Jun 2019

Syrian refugee finds success and a business partner in Amman

With a long history of hosting refugees, Jordan's capital provided the opportunity Ehab needed to meet his local collaborator Amani and launch their tech start-up.

17 Jun 2019

Nervous? Refugee sings at music workshop with cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Workshop just latest step for Basma Jabr as she builds new career.

14 Jun 2019

The friendship of a lifetime

From Panama City to Beirut, refugees and their hosts are striking up enduring friendships. Watch their stories here.

13 Jun 2019

Support for Venezuelans 'needed more than ever,' says Deputy High Commissioner

Kelly Clements visits Ecuador and Colombia to assess urgent needs amid a deeply underfunded regional response.

12 Jun 2019

Older Colombians and Venezuelans take care of each other under the same roof

Grandpa's House hosts Colombian seniors who were left alone. Now it has increased its capacity to also shelter Venezuelans on the move.

11 Jun 2019