Helping vulnerable children to find their inner hero

Syrian refugee wins UNHCR Innovation Award for an inventive project that helps vulnerable children overcome trauma linked to past experiences.

24 Feb 2021

The European Union, UNICEF and UNHCR join efforts to protect children on the move in Central America, Mexico and Southern Africa

2 Feb 2021

'All I want is a doctor for my brother and a school for me'

More than 2,200 asylum seekers and refugees have now been relocated from reception centres on Greek islands and elsewhere in Greece to other European countries.

20 Jan 2021

UNHCR airlift supplies to assist thousands of Somalis displaced by Cyclone Gati

18 Dec 2020

Cash assistance lessens economic pain of COVID in Jordan

As World Bank-UNHCR study reveals jump in poverty among refugees and host communities during pandemic, cash programmes that offset impact must be scaled up in 2021.

17 Dec 2020

What I learned from a refugee camp in West Africa

My family fled civil war in Liberia to a refugee camp in Guinea in West Africa. I learned the power of resilience and the value of diversity.

16 Dec 2020

UNHCR forum weighs lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

The final session of this year's High Commissioner's Dialogue considered solutions for responding to future global emergencies.

10 Dec 2020

Record 20,000 students engage in refugee policies through the 2020 Model UN Refugee Challenge

9 Dec 2020

8 winning ideas from Model UN students to help refugees

UNHCR challenged students to tackle issues related to forced displacement in their debates. Here's a summary of their winning ideas and the thinking behind them.

9 Dec 2020