Estonian contributions to UNHCR
Estonia is a reliable partner to UNHCR, and donor to several refugee situations, such as Ukraine and the Rohingya situation. In 2020, Estonia provided UNHCR with USD 549,000, of which over USD 100,000 was unearmarked.
Key facts about Estonia as a donor:
Estonia is a strong partner to UNHCR and has provided donations since 2008.
- In 2020, Estonia provided USD 163,000 for UNHCR’s coronavirus emergency needs.
- Estonia provided important funding to the situations in Myanmar and Syria.
- Between 2017 and 2020, Estonia contributed over USD 1.1 million to UNHCR’s Ukraine operation. Estonian funding continues to strengthen operations in Ukraine to make sure the country’s vulnerable internally displaced population get the assistance they need.
- At the Global Refugee Forum, Estonia pledged to increase its support to UNHCR on digital identification.Estonia is a strong partner to UNHCR and has provided donations since 2008.
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Estonia's contributions to UNHCR by situation in 2020
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Jeena and Khaled are refugee children from Syria who were forced to flee from the brutal conflict in Syria and are now living in neighbouring Jordan.
As part of the international community’s emergency response to Syria, the Republic of Estonia has donated EUR 50,000 (USD: 64, 350) to UNHCR to assist and protect Syrian refugees in Jordan.