ICVA Statement: Global Compact on Refugees – a step forward in translating words into collective action

At the General Assembly in New York, UN Member States showed decisive support for the Compact. Looking ahead, ICVA now calls for all stakeholders to translate words into collective action. “The development of the Compact has opened up a historic opportunity to reinvigorate the refugee regime as it provides a framework to catalyse international solidarity with refugees and host States,” commented ICVA’s Executive Director Ignacio Packer.

 

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November, 2018
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