Because the main United Nations organizations working for refugees and for kids, the UN refugee company (UNHCR), and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have established a Strategic Collaboration Framework to advertise the inclusion of refugees within the nationwide techniques of host international locations and to result in transformational change for refugee kids and their households.
In 2022, for the primary time, the variety of forcibly displaced individuals globally reached 103 million. Of these, 40 million are kids. Worldwide, 32 million individuals are refugees, together with greater than 12 million refugee kids. And these numbers continue to grow.
Refugees are sometimes hosted in marginalized areas, the place infrastructure is threadbare, growth funding is minimal and entry to important companies is proscribed. This example is especially worrying for kids, whose growth is commonly hindered by these precarious circumstances, leaving them susceptible to poverty and social exclusion and stopping them from reaching their full potential.
UNICEF-UNHCR’s imaginative and prescient is that refugee childrne must be protected from bodily hurt and explitation in clear and hygienic residing environments. The Framework’s strategy is to allow refugees to learn from nationwide companies and embrace them in nationwide growth plans, which is per the pledge to “leave no one behind” within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Growth.
The Strategic Collaboration Framework additionally helps the continuation and potential strengthening of UNHCR and UNICEF collaboration in different areas, similar to – however not restricted to – diet and well being.
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