The GCSP continues to support the global movement to stand #WithRefugees, actively promoting the rights of forcibly displaced people.
June 20 is the day the world commemorates the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees. Held every year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee.
In September 2016, global leaders agreed to work towards a Global Compact for refugees in 2018 where all parts of society stand together #WithRefugees and do their fair share instead of leaving individual states to bear the burden of mass forced displacement.
You can call on these governments to keep their promise by signing the #WithRefugees petition. It asks them to make sure:
In a world where one in every 113 people have been forced to flee their homes because of war or persecution it’s vital we demonstrate the global public stands #WithRefugees.
We invite you to sign the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' petition, which calls on world leaders to show solidarity and find solutions for people forcibly displaced, including in the areas of education, shelter and livelihoods.