Congolese refugee reunites with parents she thought she had lost

Françoise Chikunda Sabuni was living as a refugee in Uganda when she learned her parents, who she assumed had been killed years before, were alive and well in the Netherlands.

23 Sep 2022

Joint press release: International community shows solidarity with efforts to enhance protection and find solutions for people forced to flee and host communities in Central America and Mexico

21 Sep 2022

Nearly 100,000 refugee arrivals in Uganda face a silent emergency, enormous needs

9 Sep 2022

UNHCR: Global refugee resettlement needs will rise steeply next year

21 Jun 2022

Forced displacement hit record high in 2021 with too few able to go home

The number of people forced to flee violence, war and persecution, is outpacing the available solutions.

16 Jun 2022

UNHCR: Global displacement hits another record, capping decade-long rising trend

Despite some signs of progress, the speed and scale of forced displacement is outpacing solutions for refugees

16 Jun 2022

Rwandan refugee begins new life caring for elderly Canadians

A pioneering programme is recruiting skilled refugees to fill labour gaps in Canada.

14 Apr 2022

A refugee and advocate reflects on being a Black woman in the US

After fleeing conflict in Liberia as a child, Lourena Gboeah describes during Black History Month how she now draws on her own experiences in her career as a leading refugee advocate.

21 Feb 2022

States urged to build on progress made since Global Refugee Forum

Increased responsibility sharing by governments is key to maintaining momentum in finding new approaches to global displacement, UNHCR's Grandi tells officials.

16 Dec 2021