During the Holy Month of Ramadan, love, kindness and charity are prioritized. In fact, during this time, Muslims make donations known as Zakat.
Former UNHCR Canada Representative Jean-Nicolas Beuze discusses how Canada holds a special place for him, and introduces the 2020 spring magazine.
NASIMCO, where Najafi has volunteered in leadership positions for several years, has been a generous supporter and partner of UNHCR since 2015
Abikar is currently pursuing his Master of Education degree at York — Canada’s third-largest university — without ever having set foot on campus.
Traditionally, Venezuela has been a generous host to thousands of refugees. But with escalating economic instability, violence and a lack of access to food, medicine and jobs, Venezuelan families themselves have been forced to flee their country.
Followed by the renewed fighting in 2015, Yemen has spiralled into what the UN has called “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.”
With more than 70.8 million people forcibly displaced by dozens of crises, it can be difficult to know about all of them. Here, we highlight refugee situations that are under-reported.
It can be hard to imagine a crisis involving more than four million people as invisible — but to UNHCR staffer Olga Sarrado Mur, the Venezuela situation often feels that way.
Canadian Staffer, Matthew Brooks, describes the challenges during his time in Libya, and how the contributions of fellow Canadians are making an impact.
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.