COP26: UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal Mahmoud calls for urgent global action in new poem highlighting impact of climate change on humankind

8 Nov 2021

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.

28 Jul 2021

Neil Gaiman launches crowdsourced animated film to help raise funds for Syrian refugees battling freezing temperatures and icy winds amid threat of Covid-19

7 Dec 2020

Six 'Films of Hope' for uncertain times

Sex and the City co-stars Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon chat about their go-to films for inspiration and what the world needs to fight the coronavirus.

25 Nov 2020

David Morrissey: 'This winter, spare a thought for refugees'

On a recent trip to Egypt with UNHCR David Morrissey meets a family preparing to rebuild their lives in the UK

19 Feb 2020

Cate Blanchett and Ben Stiller among stars joining UNHCR's campaign for solidarity with refugees

As the first-ever Global Refugee Forum begins, UNHCR social media campaign calls for everyone to play a role in helping refugees

16 Dec 2019

Join our TikTok challenge to show the world why #EveryoneCounts

10 Dec 2019

After decades in the shadows, stateless activist says 'finally I exist'

Actress and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett interviews statelessness activist Maha Mamo about her 30-year-push to belong.

7 Oct 2019

Slam poet speaks for refugees at music festival in Hungary

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emi Mahmoud, who is a world champion slam poet, performed at the huge Sziget music festival held on an island in the Danube River.

15 Aug 2019