Despite being thousands of kilometres away, Somali refugee, Abdikadir, is studying at Canada’s York University while in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp .
Mo Amer speaks to UNHCR about his refugee past and humble beginnings in the world of comedy and how they forged the path to having his own Netflix special.
The recent boat disaster off Libya on the Mediterranean underscores once again the terrible urgency for restoring sea rescues.
Not only do refugees benefit from safety in Canada, they also embrace the opportunity to build a better life and contribute to the country’s economy.
Victoria city councillor Sharmarke Dubow wants to make his beautiful coastal city a more liveable place for everyone.
UNHCR Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze’s statement before the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology on 29 May 2019.
Wondering how you can help newly arrived refugees in your community? From donating clothing to sharing your skills and time, there are numerous ways you can make a refugee family feel welcome in their new home.
UNHCR Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze’s statement before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration on 7 May 2019.
The Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze, shares UNHCR’s concerns about the recently announced funding cuts to legal aid services for refugees in Ontario.
Ketty Nivyabandi longs for her country, but is determined to continue her fight for women in Burundi – a fight that caused her to lose her homeland.