Finnish Contributions to UNHCR
Finland is an important and reliable donor to UNHCR. In 2021, it was UNHCR’s 15th biggest government donor and 13th biggest donor per capita. Finland annually gives a large unearmarked contribution to UNHCR.
Key facts about Finland as a donor:
- In 2021, Finnish funding supported several situations to which UNHCR is responding, including the Syria situation, the Afghanistan situation, the coronavirus situation.
- In 2021, Finland provided UNHCR with USD 26.6 million, of which USD 8.4 million was unearmarked.
- Finland has a thematic funding focus on strengthening support to vulnerable groups in displacement situations, including persons with disabilities and specific needs, who are often rendered invisible in uprooted communities.
- During the Global Refugee Forum, Finland pledged to raise its level of humanitarian funding.
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As conflict and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic exacerbate insecurity, UNHCR, supported by Finland, protects Somali refugees, regardless of their age, gender, and disability.
The situations in Syria and Iraq are among the world’s most underfunded crises. Support and unearmarked funding from Finland enables UNHCR to help the most vulnerable refugees.
A contribution of USD 1.9m from Finland allows UNHCR to strengthen the response in one of the most complex and forgotten displacement crises in the world.