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

Nansen Refugee Award laureate reflects on impact of her work

Six years after winning UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award, Sister Angélique looks back at how it changed her life and those of the people she continues to support.

1 Oct 2019

UN Refugee Chief praises Mexico's support for refugees

As Central Americans' asylum claims soar 231 per cent in less than one year, Filippo Grandi calls for further resources to better cope with the flow.

1 Oct 2019

Citizenship tastes sweet to Kyrgyzstan beekeeper

Abdusamat Saparov dreamed of being a beekeeper for over 20 years. But without a birth certificate or passport, it seemed impossible.

30 Sep 2019

For refugees trapped in Libya, a flight out of danger

Evacuation flight takes 66 vulnerable refugees to Rwanda, where they receive shelter, medical checks and options for a safe future.

27 Sep 2019

Legacy of 19th century Empress of Austria extends to today's refugees

Refugees in Ukraine will benefit from the will of Empress Elisabeth. The famous Austrian, nicknamed Sisi, left part of her fortune to good causes when she was assassinated in 1898.

27 Sep 2019