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A dramatic milestone is reached – the UNHCR's new Global Trends report

by Dr. Olaf Wientzek, Sarah Ultes

The "Geneva Telegram" explores events in Geneva-based multilateral organisations on a current topic. This time, the focus is on the new global trends report of the UNHCR.

On the 16th of June 2022, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) presented its new global trends report. While the report focuses mainly on developments in the calendar year 2021, the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine in particular pushed the number of displaced persons over the 100 million mark within just a few weeks.

On the 16th of June 2022, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) presented its new global trends report. While the report focuses mainly on developments in the calendar year 2021, the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine in particular pushed the number of displaced persons over the 100 million mark within just a few weeks. The Geneva Telegram outlines ten key findings from the report, highlighting the massive changes that are emerging as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Read the full report here.

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Dr. Olaf Wientzek

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Director of the Multilateral Dialogue Geneva

olaf.wientzek@kas.de +41 22 748 70 70
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Sarah Ultes

Sarah Ultes

Research Assistant

sarah.ultes@kas.de +41 22 748 70 73