High-level Event Seeks to Build Momentum for Refugee Compact

09 October 2018

The ministerial-level event took place on 24 September 2018, with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh highlighting that the refugee and migrant compacts are complementary. Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner on Refugees, said host countries’ generosity should not be taken for granted. UNGA President Espinosa said the refugee compact should ensure that help is finally at hand for all Member States who continue to support the 25 million refugees worldwide.