They play an instrumental role in raising awareness and engaging millions of people in support of refugees and the work of UNHCR.
National Partners collectively raise over half of UNHCR’s annual private-sector income from corporations, foundations, philanthropists and almost two million individual donors globally.
In addition to providing funding for UNHCR’s humanitarian programmes, our 10 National Partners engage and mobilize individuals and corporations to raise awareness about what it means to be displaced by war, conflict and persecution.
They are crucial in reaching out to the private sector and galvanizing support in their countries, which translates into valuable, flexible funding that underpins UNHCR’s ability to remain agile in our response to emergencies and support to refugees, returnees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people.
There are presently 10 UNHCR National Partners: