UN High Commissioner Filippo Grandi calls for solidarity with refugees worldwide at FU Berlin
Jun 24, 2019
On the occasion of the annual world refugee day, first initiated in 2001 by UNHCR, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi delivered a key note speech in Henry-Ford-Bau in front of 300 people, many of them students. He called for solidarity with refugees worldwide and highlighted the responsibility of Western countries, stressing that the majority of the world’s refugees are hosted in their neighbouring countries.
The full article about Grandi’s key note speech can be found here (in German).