United Nations (UN)
UNHCR and the Nansen Refugee Award Partners honour the Award winner at a dignified ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland. At the ceremony, the winner is presented with the Nansen Refugee Award Medal and given a platform to speak about their work to a global audience.
UNHCR’s governing Executive Committee(ExCom) meets in Geneva annually to review and approve the agency’s programmes and budget, advise on international protection and discuss a range of other issues with UNHCR and intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.
The fourth annual IOM-NGO Humanitarian Consultation will be on Tuesday, 25 September 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.
The overarching theme of this year’s Consultation will be internal displacement. Last year’s regional Consultation in Nairobi emphasized the need to further develop global dialogue between IOM and NGOs with regard to strengthening complementarities in preventing, responding to, and progressively resolving internal displacement. The need to delve into issues such as evidence base, participation, sharing responsibility in localization, and improving coordination, came out strongly from our discussions.
The Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco on 10 and 11 December 2018.