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.
Today’s #SolidarityInAction Calendar surprise: 19th of December: Refugee entrepreneurs create jobs in Rwanda ?18th of December: Turning weeds into energy in Ethiopia. #RefugeeForum is addressing the core theme of #Energy and #Infrastructure today. ? 9th of...
Over 80 organizations join UNHCR and the International Olympic Committee to help young refugees discover their potential through sports.
17-18 December 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland
Norway, Denmark and Sweden have in recent years tightened the rules and practices for family reunification. This means that families do not get protection together. Press release from NOAS.
From a wide range of decision-makers and stakeholders to refugees themselves, from all over the world and all over society, will come together to mobilize action for a better refugee response.
Uganda is hosting one of the largest refugee populations in the world, but severe underfunding causes critical gaps in the refugee response and protection.
UNHCR welcomes Latvia’s decision to grant automatic citizenship at birth to children of “non-citizens”
UNHCR welcomes the fact that Latvia’s Parliament has adopted legislative changes that will entitle children born after 1 January 2020 to parents who are considered “non-citizens” under the law to automatic Latvian citizenship at birth.