Refugee athletes' epic journey toward Tokyo Games dramatized in new video

The Journey' depicts a refugee's path from conflict to international competition, revealing the power of sport to change the lives of forcibly displaced people everywhere.

6 Apr 2021

UNHCR releases powerful social video in support of Refugee Olympic and Paralympic teams

6 Apr 2021

Refugees help French wine makers fill labour shortages

A leading French wine maker joins forces with an association of former rugby professionals to offer seasonal jobs and training to refugees in the wine industry.

25 Mar 2021

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.

24 Mar 2021

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.

12 Mar 2021

Education for all refugee children is within reach - finds World Bank-UNHCR report

25 Feb 2021

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