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2022 UNHCR Global Consultations with NGOs

The 2022 UNHCR-NGO Global Consultations will take place in-person and online (hybrid) on 07-10 June.

The consultations will have two main themes:

  • Localization
  • Climate action

The Global NGO Consultations will feature two main thematic sessions on Localization and Climate Action, an opening and closing sessions with UNHCR senior leaders, an event on Partnerships, an NGO Innovation Award ceremony, as well as other side events (fully online). 

Agenda and Concept Note 

To find out more about the concept of the Consultation, its objectives, the modality and the participation criteria, please read the detailed concept note and the summary note

For details on the side events and sessions, please see the summarized agenda

Key Documents

All registered and accepted participants are kindly requested to consult this password protected site to access the following documents:

  • Information note
  • Side events agenda, links & flyers
  • Concept notes for main event sessions
  • Draft recommendations
  • Reception flyer

Please contact the Partnership and Coordination Service to request access ([email protected]).

List of Participants

Please find below the lists of participants for the Global Consultations:


Advanced side events (fully ONLINE)

07 June 2022 

  • 09:00-10:30
    • Climate Change and Localization: A View from the Ground
    • Sustainable supply chain: reducing emissions and raw plastic
  • 10:30-11:00 – Break
  • 11:00-12:30
    • Afghanistan: Needs and Next Steps in Neighboring Countries
    • Global Campaigns Lab: Climate Action, Right to Seek Asylum, and #IBelong
  • 12:30-13:30 – Lunch Break
  • 13:30-14:30
    • Innovative Finance Models for Greening Humanitarian Premises
  • 14:30-16:00
    • Climate-smart economic and social inclusion: Uganda case study
    • The female face of climate displacement: Women’s crucial role in addressing the climate crisis and strengthening local community resilience
  • 16:00-16:30 – Break
  • 16:30-18:00
    • Double Vulnerability: Supporting, Empowering and listening to displaced children in a changing climate
    • Impact of climate change on the internally displaced in Honduras

08 June 2022

  • 10:00- 11:30
    • Working with Refugee Youth: Strengthening refugee youth leadership and youth-led organizations at the local level
    • The Role of NGOs in the Global Compact: Preparing for the Global Refugee Forum 2023 and Launch of the NGO Reference for the GRF

Main Event

08 June 2022

  • 12:00-13:30: Welcome coffee and registrations (in-person)
  • 13:30-14:15: Opening session with the United Nations High-Commissioner for Refugees and ICVA’s Executive Director (hybrid)
    • Update on 2021 Regional Consultations
    • Objectives of the 2022 Global Consultations
  • 14:15-15:00: 2022 NGO Innovation Award Ceremony for Women-led Organizations with the United Nations Assistant High Commissioner for Operations and the Director of External Relations
  • 15:00-15:30: Coffee break
  • 15:30-17:30: Special session on Partnerships (hybrid)
  • 18:15-20:30: Reception (in-person)

09 June 2022

  • 9:00-10:30: Panel on Localization (hybrid)
  • 10:30-11:00: Coffee break
  • 11:00-12:30: Main session on Localization with UNHCR’s Assistant High-Commissioner for Protection (hybrid)
  • 12:30-14:00: Lunch break (light lunch provided for in-person participants)
  • 14:00-15:30: Main session on Climate Action with UNHCR’s Assistant High-Commissioner for Operations (hybrid)
  • 15:30-16:00: Coffee break
  • 16:00-17:30: Panel on Climate Action (hybrid)

10 June 2022

  • 10:30-11:30: Closing session with UNHCR’s Deputy High-Commissioner and ICVA’s Executive Director (hybrid)
    • Summary of recommendations & ways forward