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Learn more about the community sponsorship of refugees!

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date
09-06-2020
start date
25-06-2020
end date
25-06-2020

The UN Refugee Agency has identified more than 1.44 million refugees in need of resettlement in 2020. However, current national pledges will serve fewer than 1% of these refugees.

Community sponsorship programmes offer an additional opportunity for those in need of protection. They allow citizen groups to directly engage in refugee resettlement efforts and enable cities to work in close partnership with communities in resettling refugees. Cities can provide support to the community and sponsored refugees from arrival to settlement and integration. For cities, it is vital to include refugees in society. 

How can your city explore community sponsorship of refugees? Join us online to find out on 25 June 2020, 10:00-11:30 CET.
 
Together with the Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative, we are organising a webinar to
  • learn about existing sponsorship programmes 
  • hear from local authorities' experiences 
  • answer your questions on how to build sponsorship programmes in your city.

Registration is mandatory to receive the access link for this webinar. Please click here to register.

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EUROCITIES staff contact

Katharina Bamberg
katharina.bamberg@eurocities.eu