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Second and third thematic discussions leading to the global compact on refugees, 17-18 October 2017, Geneva

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Second and third thematic discussions leading to the global compact on refugees, 17-18 October 2017, Geneva

On 17 and 18 October 2017, UNHCR convened the second and third thematic discussions leading to the global compact on refugees. The discussions, which focused on the topics “Measures to be taken at the onset of a large movement of refugees” and “Meeting needs and supporting communities” was attended by representatives of national and regional governments, international organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions, and the private sector. A number of refugees were also in attendance.

Further information concerning thematic discussions two and three can be found at www.unhcr.org/thematicdiscussions. Further detail on the process leading to the global compact on refugees can be found at www.unhcr.org/refugeecompact.