International community must do more for world's refugees, says UN chief
'Bold and concrete pledges needed' to ensure more equitable support for refugees, UN Secretary-General tells first-ever Global Refugee Forum.
Live blog: Global Refugee Forum -- Day 2
The second day of a global gathering on refugees kicks off in Geneva, aiming to bolster the global response and foster inclusion.
Private sector pledges US$250 million in refugee assistance
Ikea, The Lego Foundation and Vodafone lead 30 organizations at the Global Refugee Forum promising education, training, jobs, legal services and cash assistance to refugees.
Live blog: Global Refugee Forum -- Day 1
A three-day gathering on refugees kicks off in Geneva, aiming to bolster the global response and foster inclusion.
First solo flight shows sky's the limit for refugees
Four years ago Maya Ghazal fled the fighting in Syria. Now a trainee pilot, she's advocating for opportunities for refugees at the Global Refugee Forum.
Turning weeds into energy in Ethiopia
A cooperative of Somali refugees and Ethiopian host community, supported by the IKEA Foundation, turn invasive weeds into energy.
Refugees get traction in Germany's auto industry
A programme by Volkswagen offers refugees a path to a permanent job at the world's largest auto maker.
Afghan woman breaks barriers to heal Pakistan's poor
Having grown up in a Turkmen refugee community without easy access to education, Saleema has beaten the odds by becoming a doctor.
Clean water brings life, and hope, to refugees and hosts in Uganda
A solar-powered water facility is saving lives in refugee settlements and host communities that previously suffered shortages.