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Global Refugee Forum considered a success

National News // Dec. 19, 2019

The first Global Refugee Forum has ended in Geneva with delegates promising to spend nearly USD 8bn.

Pixabay Global Refugee Forum considered a success

The programmes committed include access to employment, education and resettlement in third countries.

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi says the forum signals a crucial change to a longer-term approach. He says the meeting – organized by the UNHCR and Switzerland - should be considered a success.

The programmes will be assessed after two years.



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