Events

Women's Refugee Commission at the Global Refugee Forum 2019

December 16-18, 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

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The Women's Refugee Commission is proudly co-sponsoring events at the Global Refugee Forum 2019. The Forum will bring together the international community to announce bold, new measures to ease pressures on host countries; enhance refugee self-reliance; expand access to third-country solutions; and support conditions in countries of origin for return in safety and dignity. Join the conversation on Twitter @wrcommission and using the hashtag #RefugeeForum.

The Women's Refugee Commission is proudly co-sponsoring events at the Global Refugee Forum 2019.

The Forum will bring together the international community to announce bold, new measures to ease pressures on host countries; enhance refugee self-reliance; expand access to third-country solutions; and support conditions in countries of origin for return in safety and dignity.

Join the conversation on Twitter @wrcommission, using the hashtag #RefugeeForum.

Join WRC and our partners at the following events (all times are local (Geneva) time):

Working Together to Prepare Refugees’ Self-Reliance and Integration

Monday, December 16 | 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. (local time)

The Refugee Self-Reliance Initiative is the organizer of this event. WRC Executive Director Sarah Costa will provide opening remarks.


Refugee Engagement, Participation and Advocacy - The Voice of Young People and Women

Monday, December 16 | 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (local time)

The Women's Refugee Commission is a co-sponsor of this event.


Refugee Women Do Talk About Sexual and Gender-based Violence: We Need To Respond!

Tuesday, December 17 | 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Women's Refugee Commission is a co-sponsor of this event.


"Not Just an Acronym! Age Gender, Disability, and Diversity – What Cross-cutting Themes Mean in Practice"

Wednesday, December 18 | 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The Women's Refugee Commission is a co-sponsor of this event.


Read our Pledges for the Global Refugee Forum 2019

Gender-Based Violence Pledge

Invest in Youth; Build Community Resilience Pledge

Jobs and Livelihoods, Refugee Self-Reliance Initiative