Call for Applications for 2018 DAFI Scholarship for refugees in Ukraine


Would you like to earn a University degree or diploma?

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency invites to apply for new DAFI scholarships programme, funded by the German Government and administered by UNHCR, with the goal of helping refugee students to access higher education. 


UNHCR helps to develop the next generation of Ukrainian leaders

This fall, Donetsk city hosted the School of Young Leaders, a project aimed to develop management and leadership skills of socially active youth from the Donbas region. The School was organized by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) with the support from the European School and the Donbass Development Center (DDC), both UNHCR project partners.


UNHCR empowers youth to make changes in their communities: Youth Empowerment Weekend

KYIV, 2 October 2017 (UNHCR). The UN Refugee Agency organized Youth Empowerment Weekend, which took place from September 29 to October 1 in Kyiv region. The event gathered about 50 young participants, including refugees, displaced people and active youth from all over Ukraine. 


UNHCR report exposes the discrimination pervading the life of stateless minorities worldwide

GENEVA/KYIV, 3 November 2017 (UNHCR). A new UNHCR report warns that discrimination, exclusion and persecution are stark realities for many of the world’s stateless minorities, and calls for immediate action to secure equal nationality rights for all.


Uncertainty lingers for displaced Ukrainians as the conflict enters fourth year

GENEVA / KYIV, 11 August 2017 (UNHCR). As the conflict enters its fourth year, nearly 1.6 million internally displaced Ukrainians struggle to find safety, adequate housing and access to employment.