DRC’s commitments for the World Humanitarian Summit

Read the Danish Refugee Council's commitments on each of the five core responsibility areas in the Agenda for Humanity in connection with the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul next week
 
 

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) welcomes the central positioning of forced displacement in the Secretary General’s Report for the World Humanitarian Summit and the Agenda for Humanity. With global levels of displacement at an unprecedented high there is a pressing need for renewed and concerted efforts dedicated to addressing forced displacement. While the fundamental responsibility for resolving conflicts, protecting civilians and securing solutions to displacement lies with states, DRC has a key role to play in working together with displaced persons and displacement-affected communities, states, the UN, national and international civil society partners and the private sector in finding solutions for the millions of displaced in the world today.

DRC has developed commitments on each of the five core responsibility areas in the Agenda for Humanity and will work to implement and monitor these commitments in the years to come. Following the Summit in Istanbul from 23-24 May 2016, DRC will work to translate these overarching and strategic commitments into concrete, operational actions.

Read the full commitments here

DRC will together with Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) host a side event at the WHS under the title: "Global Responsibility Sharing for Refugees: A New International Framework"

Read more about the side event here