Problems of in-depth cooperation of SMS and UNHCR were discussed in Geneva


On December 10-14, the first chief deputy of SMS Victor Sheibut and director of Department on Issues of Refugees and Foreigners Naumenko N.M. participated in the 5th Dialogue of UNHCR on the subject “Faith and Protection” that took place in Geneva (Swiss Confederation).

The principal goal of the event was to look for the practical ways of cooperation at the local and national levels in order to improve the protection and aid to refugees, displaced persons and stateless persons for stamping out discrimination, xenophobia and peace strengthening.

During the visit, delegation of State Migration Service of Ukraine took part in the Fifth Dialogue of Supreme Commissar of UN Refugee Agency on the problems of protection, in plenary meeting and discussion of the subjects reviewed, in the work of the round table on the subject “Cooperation improvement”. In the course of the working meetings, discussion was conducted on the issues on activation of cooperation of SMS and UNHCR, allotment of subsidiary financing for UNHCR for realization of projects in Ukraine.