Abikar is currently pursuing his Master of Education degree at York — Canada’s third-largest university — without ever having set foot on campus.
Last year, UNHCR, Jumpstart and TRIEC organized an event that took a closer look at mentorship and allowed participants to share their own stories.
Forty years of conflict have trapped millions of Afghans in exile, but Nadia yearns to go home – when peace returns, and once she has the medical skills to care for her people.
Refugees face countless hurdles; but love is one of the things that hold them together. Here is a list of our favourite stories that have opened our hearts.
UNHCR welcomes Ethiopia’s ratification yesterday of the African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa, known as the Kampala Convention.
The need for greater solidarity with Afghan refugees and their hosts is to be discussed at two-day conference in Pakistan this month.
Two new Special Stay Permits announced by Colombia this week are expected to benefit Venezuelans who entered Colombia before 29 November 2019
To celebrate Canada History Week, UNHCR is bringing you four inspiring refugee stories of people who came to Canada before the year 1950.
A small business owner, Jose protects his community from gang violence in El Salvador by helping others regain control in their lives.
UNHCR Canada representative Jean-Nicolas Beuze writes about the importance of cities in Canada and around the world supporting refugees.