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Third Global Consultation on the health of refugees and migrants

The World Health Organization (WHO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will hold the 3rd Global Consultation on the health of refugees and migrants from 13–15 June 2023.

Hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco in Rabat, the 3rd Global Consultation serves as a meaningful and sustained platform for multi-sectoral dialogue on refugee and migration health. 

Building upon previous forums and commitments, including the WHO Global Action Plan on promoting the health of refugees and migrants 2019-2023, the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) and its first revision process, the International Migration Review Forum, and the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR), the 3rd Global Consultation will assess progress and good practices in promoting the health and well-being of refugee and migrant populations, consider emerging and persistent challenges, foster implementation of key priorities, and build further political commitment on the way forward.

Its purpose is to inform policy decisions and the implementation of appropriate interventions to improve, protect and preserve the health and well-being of refugees and migrants, as well as host communities.  

The 2023 Global Consultation will be held in person and is by invitation only. For more information, including the global live streaming, please visit the Consultation page.  

Further information


Sandra Harlass, Sen. Public Health Officer ([email protected]
Allen Maina, Chief of Public Health Section ([email protected]