Peter Sutherland’s UNHCR speech on Global Responsibility for Syrian Refugees
On 30 March 2016, UNHCR hosted in Geneva a high-level meeting on Syrian refugees and the need to find solutions to their plights globally, including through expanded resettlement and other regular means.
The meeting was attended by representatives of some 80 countries, 10 international organisations and 24 non-government organizations. Among the speakers were UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, plus representatives of key refugee-hosting governments.
You can watch Peter Sutherland’s intervention below.