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Sweden as a Donor

Swedish contributions to UNHCR

Sweden is one of UNHCR’s most important strategic partners and a generous donor. In 2023, Sweden provided USD 137.3 million to UNHCR, making it our fifth biggest government donor and eighth biggest donor per capita. Sweden is UNHCR’s biggest multi-year donor of unearmarked funding, and in 2023, USD 85.2 million of Sweden’s overall funding was unearmarked.

Facts about Sweden as a donor:

  • In 2023, Sweden provided important support to UNHCR’s Earthquake Emergency Response in Türkiye and Syria.
  • In 2023, Sweden also supported UNHCR’s response to the Ukraine situation, the Sudan situation and the South Sudan situation.
  • Sweden strongly focuses on special protection and assistance measures to support women and girls affected by crisis. 
  • Sweden’s unearmarked and flexible support allows UNCR to respond rapidly to emergencies, as well as continue protecting forcibly displaced people in protracted and forgotten crises.

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Support from Sweden enables our humanitarian colleagues to assist displaced people worldwide.

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