First ever Global Refugee Forum!

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. 

 

 

 

 

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