Second Quarterly Informal Briefing on the Global Compact on Refugees

June 24, 2024 Hybrid event hosted in Geneva, Switzerland

Event notes below

Event Host/Institute: Ms. Ruvendrini Menikdiwela, Assistant High Commissioner (Protection); H.E. Ambassador Honsei Kozo, Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations Office at Geneva (co-chairs)
Event date and time: June 24, 2024
Event location/venue: Hybrid (In person location: Geneva, Switzerland)
Event type: Briefing
Link : https://www.unhcr.org/us/events/briefings-and-meetings-2024

Description from host:

The Second Quarterly Informal Briefing on the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) was held on 24 June 2024 around the theme “Easing Pressures on Host Countries”. UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection (AHC-P) Ms. Ruvendrini Menikdiwela opened the meeting, then passing the floor to H.E. Mr. Honsei Kozo, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations, for opening remarks. AHC-P Menikdiwela also delivered opening remarks. The interim Head of UNHCR’s Global Compact on Refugees Coordination Team, Mr. Ziad Ayad, presented updates on the Roadmap to the HLOM, before presentations from several multi-stakeholder pledges. There was then a discussion and floor interventions moderated by Amb. Kozo, before the closing of the meeting by AHC-P Menikdiwela.

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