First Allocation of SDC Funding (Europe and Mediterranean Region Division) to UNHCR Operations in 2014

Projet terminé

In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding to respond to changing needs in humanitarian crises. SDC funding to UNHCR operations allows the UN Refugee Agency to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance to refugees and internally displaced people in life-threatening situations and underfunded emergencies.

Pays/région Thème Période Budget
Azerbaïdjan
Egypte
Géorgie
Syrie
Tunisie
Yemen
Migration
Déplacements forcés (réfugiés, PDI, traite des êtres humains)
01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014
CHF 5'250'000
Contexte

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has a global mandate to lead and coordinate international efforts to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard their rights and well-being as laid down in the 1951 Refugee Convention and in the 1967 Protocol, which describe the rights of refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless persons as well as the obligations of states.

Objectifs

Providing immediate protection and assistance to refugees and internally displaced people in life-threatening situations and underfunded emergencies.

Groupes cibles

Refugees and internally displaced people worldwide.

Effets à moyen terme

Through its support, Switzerland contributes to the improvement of the international protection of refugees and to the search for durable solutions. It aims first and foremost to support UNHCR in the implementation of its core mandate and its commitment to the strengthening of the humanitarian coordination mechanism.

Résultats

Principaux résultats antérieurs:  

Syria crisis: previous financial multilateral contributions to UNHCR within the frame of the Syria crisis were instrumental in supporting the UNHCR in launching its cash assistance program in Jordan (regional refugee response) and in reaching the affected population in Syria with NFIs, and more particularly for winterization.


Direction/office fédéral responsable DDC
Crédit Aide humanitaire
Partenaire de projet Partenaire contractuel
Organisme des Nations Unies (ONU)
  • Haut Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés
  • The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF   5'250'000 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF   5'250'000
Phases du projet Phase 98 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 97 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 96 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 95 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 94 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 93 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed)

Phase 91 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed)

Phase 90 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 89 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 88 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 87 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)