The World Refugee Council presents “A Call to Action: Transforming the Global Refugee System

Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST (UTC–05:00)
Private Event: Publication Launch

The World Refugee Council (WRC) is launching “A Call to Action: Transforming the Global Refugee System” on January 24, 2019 at the United Nations. The report is a culmination of the Council’s meetings, consultations, and research since May 2017 and makes actionable recommendations to transform the refugee and IDP systems, with a focus on four key areas: political will, responsibility sharing, financing and accountability.

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About the World Refugee Council

The World Refugee Council was formed in May 2017, under the leadership of former Canadian Foreign Minister Lloyd Axworthy and with the support of the Government of Canada. The Council is an independent global body composed of more than 22 political leaders, policy advisers, academic experts, a Nobel prize winner, and civil society actors and human rights activists from around the world. In its major report, A Call to Action: Transforming the Global Refugee System, the Council seeks to strengthen the global response beyond the United Nations and its Global Compacts on refugees and for migration.