A month after the historic meeting wrapped up, these are the pledges and commitments that will boost opportunities for refugees and their hosts.
Recommendations include a sustainable asylum reform and an effective solidarity mechanism.
First-ever Global Refugee Forum wraps up with over 770 pledges to boost opportunities for refugees and their hosts.
States and stakeholders in Northern Europe are showing Solidarity in Action at the Global Refugee Forum by pledging to create solutions in the region and beyond – and strengthen support for refugees and their host communities.
A three-day global gathering aimed at transforming the way the world responds to refugee situations starts today in Geneva, Switzerland.
More than 30 entities from the private sector – including enterprises, law firms, foundations and many more from the entire world – have announced pledges worth more than 250 million USD at the Global Refugee Forum.
As inspiration for the international community, countries and stakeholders are showcasing good practices at the Global Refugee Forum.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
17-18 December 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland