UNHCR Earmarked Contribution for Greece


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 migrants in life-threatening situation after arrival in Greece, especially on the Aegean islands.

Pays/région Période Budget
Grèce
01.01.2018 - 31.12.2019
CHF 800'000
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 migrants in life-threatening situation.
Groupes cibles Most vulnerable migrants
Effets à moyen terme Through its support, Switzerland contributes to life-saving activities and protection of migrants after their dangerous journey from Turkey.
Résultats

Principaux résultats attendus:   Effective protection and assistance to some 32,000 migrants.


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


Coordination avec d'autres projets et acteurs
  • Ministry of Migration Policy
  • Ministry of Defense
Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF   800'000 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF   800'000
Phases du projet Phase 24 01.01.2018 - 31.12.2019   (Phase en cours) Phase 22 01.01.2018 - 31.12.2019   (Phase en cours) Phase 17 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 16 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 15 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 14 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 12 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 11 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 10 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 9 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 8 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 7 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 6 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 5 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 3 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 2 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 1 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed)