Lithuanian contributions to UNHCR
Since 2011, Lithuania is an important donor to UNHCR. Over time, Lithuania has increased its support to UNHCR. In 2022, Lithuania contributed a total of USD 225,225 to UNHCR, making Lithuania one of our top 50 donors per capita.
Facts about Lithuania as a donor:
- Lithuania has supported UNHCR’s work in Syria for several years.
- Half of Lithuania’s 2022 contribution to UNHCR went to the Mali operation.
- The other half of Lithuania’s contribution in 2022 was unearmarked, enabling rapid responses to sudden, urgent situations such as the sudden war in Ukraine, and protracted crises.
- Over the years, Lithuania has also provided support for UNHCR’s response to the Syria situation and refugees hosted in Bangladesh.
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Read more about the impact of Lithuania’s contributions
Funding from the Nordic and Baltic countries has helped provide essential support to people displaced as a result of the war in Ukraine.
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.
In 2017, the Lithuanian government increased its annual funding to UNHCR, strengthening the protection of people forced to flee their homes in Afghanistan, Iraq, Myanmar and Syria.