From 15-17 March 2016, the Standing Committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) held its annual meeting on operations, which included regional NGO statements for Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and MENA.


As a member of the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA), IDC Advocacy Coordinator, Ben Lewis, was invited to deliver the statement on refugee protection in Europe.


This statement, and the other statements delivered to the UNHCR Standing Committee on behalf of civil society, can be found on the ICVA website.