Solidarity more important than ever: UNHCR Pledging Conference 2018

13 Dec 2018

The need for solidarity with the world’s displaced and stateless persons is more important than ever. A critical year of implementation of the Global Compact for Refugees lies ahead, highlighted UN High Commissioner for Grandi at the opening of UNHCR’s Pledging Conference 2018 – which this year gathered a record high 926 million US$ million USD. Sweden pledged to remain an engaged and strategic partner to UNHCR, with 870 million SEK unearmarked for 2019, continued generous support to crises and appeals, and ongoing resettlement.

Read Sweden’s full speech here.

Last updated 13 Dec 2018, 2.15 PM