A note for the world's most courageous sports team
Footballer and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Alphonso Davies has some words of encouragement for the Refugee Paralympic Team as the Paralympic Games kicks off in Tokyo tomorrow.
Barbara Hendricks reflects on half a lifetime helping refugees
On the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, celebrated performer and Honorary Lifetime Goodwill Ambassador looks back at her 35-year role with the UN Refugee Agency.
UNHCR statement on the return of displaced Syrians
As the dire socio-economic impact of COVID-19 worsens conditions for displaced Syrians, both inside Syria and in hosting countries, UNHCR calls for support for the displaced and their choices.
Mexican journalist, sportscaster and writer Alberto Lati appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
Raya Abirached appointed as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in the MENA Region
United Nations Chiefs urge donors to support record appeals for Syrians and the region
Joint OCHA/UNHCR/UNDP Press Release
Alphonso Davies becomes the first footballer to take UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassador title
Davies is the first footballer and first Canadian to become a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.
Inside Syria, millions face destitution after a decade of pain
Compounding crises increase misery for Syrian families trying to pick up the pieces after ten years of conflict, including 6.7 million people still displaced inside the country.
A decade on, Syrian refugees mired in 'silent war' for survival
As the Syria crisis reaches the 10-year mark, millions of refugees face unprecedented hardship due to rising poverty, lack of opportunity and the impact of COVID-19.