Non-governmental Organization based in Switzerland

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10 Dec 2018 description

Thank you for giving us the floor, moderator.

This is a civil society collective message. We are connected and have organized in this process and throughout Migration Week: we are unified in our diversity to ensure the Global Compact fosters real change for migrants and their families.

07 Dec 2018 description

Message from Executive Director

Let’s be inclusive to be successful

Inclusivity is a cornerstone of effective and principled humanitarian action.

29 Nov 2018 description

Civil society space is increasingly a key issue for humanitarian organisations. Independent research carried out for ICVA in the summer of 2018 sought to identify civil society needs in this area and help define the potential role of ICVA in helping and supporting its membership to navigate, protect and expand civil society space.

04 Oct 2018 description


Distinguished delegates,

Fellow NGO and UNHCR Colleagues,

Born from World War II, UNHCR was given its first task of shining a light of hope on the hopeless. Putting people first’, UNHCR contributed to a new world arising out of global migration, defining decades of multiculturalism to come.

This year, we’ve returned to that original mandate of Putting People First.