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Executive Committee

The governing body meets annually to discuss programmes, budgets and other key issues.

ExCom: Global Protection ChallengesPlay video

ExCom: Global Protection Challenges

UNHCR's top protection official, Volker Türk, talks to UNHCR's Head of News Adrian Edwards about his policy speech to the refugee agency's Executive Committee and the need to strengthen international protection.
UNHCR Geneva: Executive Committee 2012Play video

UNHCR Geneva: Executive Committee 2012

Refugee agency chief António Guterres opens annual ExCom meeting with warning that UNHCR being stretched by multiplication of new refugee crises.
ExCom: Angelina Jolie Addresses Annual MeetingPlay video

ExCom: Angelina Jolie Addresses Annual Meeting

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie, in a speech to UNHCR's governing Executive Committee, appeals for a stepped-up response to the crisis in the Horn of Africa.