News and Stories

Bringing you the latest news and real-life stories of courage, perseverance and hope.

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Our newsroom aims to bring you important information from around the world, including breaking news, Canada refugee news, refugee stories, compelling videos, the latest stats and more. ​

Our frequent updates from our staff in the field, about our work, and the people we help, play an important role in keeping staff, media, the public and our donors informed.

Latest News

We take special care to bring you breaking news as it happens around the world. 

Press Releases

Our press releases keep you up to date on important news from UNHCR. 

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UNHCR Canada Magazine

Twice a year, UNHCR Canada publishes a magazine to keep our donors and supporters informed of the latest refugee news in Canada, and in the field. 


From the front lines, our video crews document operations and emergencies around the world. 

Special Features

With 82.4 million displaced people around the world, there are so many stories to tell. Here, find documentaries, books, and more stories from UNHCR.

Download our free Mobile News App

With UNHCR’s unique content—news and human-interest stories, striking photos and full-screen video reporting—you’ll stay up to date with the latest displacement news from around the world, all in three languages (English, French, Arabic). Special sections detail current emergencies, profile our High Commissioner, introduce key documents and show how you can help. Media professionals will particularly appreciate our latest press releases and briefing notes. And of course, full social media integration lets you share all this with your friends.

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