UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett as a global Goodwill Ambassador.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of actor, director, producer and philanthropist Ben Stiller as its newest global Goodwill Ambassador.
Goodwill Ambassador Khaled Hosseini traveled to Uganda to support the UN Refugee Agency’s emergency response to the South Sudan crisis.
Ben Stiller shares his experience visiting displaced men, women and children in Guatemala as UNHCR's newest Goodwill Ambassador.
Actor and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis sends a special thank you to USA for UNHCR donors who responded to the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Khaled Hosseini is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and author of several international bestsellers including "The Kite Runner" and "Sea Prayer."
Please take a moment and watch UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett share her experience meeting Rohingya refugee families. Witness how donor support is making a lifesaving difference on the ground.
My experience raising awareness about the global refugee crisis as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has shown me over and over that the most simple idea often generates the most extraordinary results.
In June 2018, Khaled Hosseini, an Afghan-born American and the author of 'The Kite Runner,' traveled to Lebanon as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. Still haunted by the image of the lifeless body of Alan Kurdi — the 3-year-old Syrian refugee boy who died at sea while fleeing to Europe in 2015 — he wanted to understand what drives families to make such desperate journeys. Here are a few of the people Khaled met.
Empowering Refugees with Hope and Opportunity
Join USA for UNHCR on May 5, at 1:00 P.M., Eastern time, for our #GivingTuesdayNow video call. On this global day of unity, we will be coming together to discuss coronavirus and how it is impacting refugees around the world and what UNHCR is doing on the ground to protect refugees.
In 2017, Neil Gaiman accepted a challenge: raise $500k for refugees and he'd read the famous Cheesecake Factory menu. With that, the #NeilCake challenge was on.
Khaled Hosseini calls on the international community to do more to help the tens of thousands of Syrians living across northern Iraq while praising the resilience of refugees.
Whether you’re looking for your next novel to read or want share a new tale with your grandchild, these amazing books about refugees should be next on your reading list.
This week, the first-ever Global Refugee Forum convened — a gathering of refugees, UN leaders, international institutions and civil society representatives to discuss their ongoing commitment to supporting refugees.
As refugees struggle to get by, there are stories of strength and resilience all around. We want to share these stories with you.
#WithRefugees petition to be delivered to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, concluding a 3 month global campaign to raise awareness about the refugee crisis.
LadyAID™ was created to bring awareness to and generate support for children in need locally, nationally and globally.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced a new global campaign calling on people all over the world to cover the distance travelled by refugees each year.
USA for UNHCR donors offer a lifeline to LGBTI refugees who are particularly vulnerable to violence and persecution
International artists, professors and friends from 30 countries join Maestro Shlomo Mintz and team up for a globe-spanning performance in support of the UN Refugee Agency’s COVID-19 appeal.
Refugee children will benefit from school supplies under a global campaign launched by non-profit H&M Foundation in support of UNHCR.
USA for UNHCR played a highly visible and transformative role during this years’ UN General Assembly week focused on the global refugee crisis.
Each week we collect the most interesting, inspiring and innovative refugee stories from around the world. Here are this week’s picks!
The #WithRefugees World Tour will run through October and is made up of dozens of public events to raise awareness and inspire more action in support for people who have been forced to flee conflict or persecution.