In the current situation of increased movements of refugees and asylum-seekers, UNHCR is appealing for calm and an easing of tensions on EU’s external borders.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today called for urgent action to address the increasingly desperate situation of refugees and migrants in reception centres in the Aegean islands.
Close to 64,000 refugees were resettled via UNHCR last year – but this only covers a fragment of the needs.
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.