Estonian contributions to UNHCR
Estonia is a reliable partner to UNHCR and have contributed to the response in several refugee situations, such as Ukraine and the Rohingya situation. In 2022, Estonia provided UNHCR with a total of USD 700,000 in financial contributions, of which over USD 100,000 was unearmarked. Estonia was a top 50 donor to UNHCR.
Facts about Estonia as a donor:
Estonia is a strong partner to UNHCR and has provided donations since 2008.
- In 2022, Estonia provided USD 285,000 for UNHCR’s response to the Ukraine situation.
- Between 2018 and 2021, Estonia contributed over USD 900,000 to UNHCR’s Ukraine operation.
- In 2022, Estonia provided important funding to the situation in Afghanistan.
- At the Global Refugee Forum, Estonia pledged to increase its support to UNHCR on digital identification.
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Read more about the impact of Estonia’s contributions
Funding from the Nordic and Baltic countries has helped provide essential support to people displaced as a result of the war in Ukraine.
The Nordic and Baltic countries responded fast in providing support, allowing UNHCR to provide both immediate and longer-term response to people fleeing the war in Ukraine.
Vital contributions from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway and Sweden helped UNHCR ensure winter assistance to Syrian refugees in Jordan and other countries in the region.