Syrian refugee and swimmer Yusra Mardini was appointed the youngest ever UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in April 2017 after she was selected as part of the first Refugee Olympic Team.
95-year-old activist, Harry Leslie Smith, Canada’s oldest rebel, embarks on a global tour to highlight the plight of refugees.
The OECD and UNHCR launch Action Plan for refugee employment which supports a new approach, whereby refugees would be included in the communities from the very start.
Rohingya widows who head refugee families in Bangladesh struggle with concerns about food, shelter and the welfare of the next generation.
For nearly a decade, Andrés Toribio and his wife opened their home on the Guatemala-Mexico border to provide shelter and protection for people fleeing violence in Central America, knowing that the route to safety can be dangerous.
Their few belongings packed into rice sacks, Momena Begum and her husband Mohammad Harez squat on a damp plot of sand just above the waterline, waiting to move to a shelter on higher ground.