Representatives of the Governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and the Refugee Agency (UNHCR) held a Regional Dialogue on Protection as part of the sub-regional efforts in the framework of a comprehensive response to refugees, focusing on regional cooperation, shared responsibility and international principles of protection in the area of human rights and refugees.
The national consultations in Guatemala on the CRRF are in full swing. An executive board was constituted for this purpose consisting of the Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, the UN Resident Coordinator, OAS ambassador in Guatemala and UNHCR. The methodology for the consultations proposed by UNHCR was approved. The official launch of the CRRF and the start of the national consultations in Costa Rica took place on 1 June in coordination meeting with the Ministers from all principal Ministries for refugee matters and cooperation (Foreign Affairs, Interior, Human Development and Inclusion, Labour and Planning).
The Uganda Solidarity Summit brings together the Government, UN, NGOs, private sector as well as refugees and host communities in a two-day event aimed at harnessing more support to Uganda as it continues to manage the ongoing influx of refugees from South Sudan
The Tanzania CRRF was officially launched by the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Hamad Masauni in Dar-es-Salaam on 2 June 2017. Line Ministries, Regional Commissioners and Members of Parliament from refugee hosting regions, Heads of Missions, Heads of UN agencies, NGOs, and academia attended the launch, with participation of national media.