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.
Apprentices become partners as Afghan refugee and Iranian team up
After vocational training with UNHCR, auto apprentice Abbas met intern Danial and the two launched their own repair shop employing refugees and locals in Iran's Shiraz.
Donated airmiles help Eritrean father reunite with his daughters
A new partnership between the charity Miles4Migrants and UNHCR aims to help more refugees to reunite with their families.
Returning Iraqis face dire conditions following camp closures
With 250,000 Iraqis still living in camps after fleeing ISIS, sudden closure of 14 sites in late 2020 forced many to return to destroyed homes and villages lacking basic services.
COVID-19 worsens already difficult situation for older refugees in Latin America
A new study shows that the coronavirus pandemic has made it even harder for older refugees and other forcibly displaced people to feed themselves and keep a roof over their heads.
Performers with refugee backgrounds take Eurovision by storm
Singers with refugee backgrounds are representing Sweden and Russia at this year's contest, while a ballet dancer, based in the Netherlands, performed during an interval.
As rainy season approaches, displaced Nigeriens receive emergency shelters
Forced to flee armed attacks in Niger's southwestern region, thousands brace themselves for torrential rains, which often result in flooding.
Pandemic-hit Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis get help to grow food
Local marketplaces are helping struggling Bangladeshi farmers sell their produce while rooftop gardens are allowing Rohingya refugees to grow their own food.
'I'm not going to hide what I am anymore'
When a criminal gang targeted Ana and Paula's* teenage daughter and son, the family ran for their lives.