Latvian Contributions to UNHCR
Latvia has been donating to UNHCR on a regular basis since 2012. In 2020, Latvia contributed almost USD 18,000 to UNHCR’s Syria situation response.
Key facts about Latvia as a donor:
- In 2021, Latvia provided UNHCR with USD 11,933 for the Venezuela situation.
- Latvia provided UNHCR with USD 28,000 in unearmarked funding between 2018 and 2019.
- Latvia has contributed important funding to UNHCR’s Syria response over the years, including in 2020.
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Read more about the impact of Latvia’s contributions
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.
Latvia’s contribution of EUR 50 000 to the Syria crisis is an important expression of international solidarity in these times of unprecedented humanitarian needs and global displacement.