Late 2019 saw the first ever Global Refugee Forum (GRF) held in Geneva. Carolina Gottardo, JRS Australia Director attended this historic event.
The GRF was a large-scale event, with approximately 3,000 delegates from diverse sectors and regions, including leaders with living and lived refugee experience and a series of events.
The official GRF webpage has links to the program such as:
Around 770 pledges were received, with more anticipated. UNHCR estimates the total of financial pledges received to date to total up to USD10bn.
Pictured: Najeeba Wazefadost. Below pictured: Hayat Akbari
Find out more about the GRF by visiting the JRS International website, here.