- February 28, 2023

This report provides a summary of the activities jointly organized in 2022 by the International Disability Alliance (IDA), and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to progress in the objectives outlined in their 2020 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

During the second year of their strategic collaboration, guided by 2021 achievements and lessons learnt, IDA and UNHCR focused their efforts on three main areas:

  • Continuing mutual capacity-building for IDA members and UNHCR staff;
  • Enhanced involvement of forcibly displaced and stateless persons with disabilities in global, regional and national response to displacement and statelessness; and
  • Clarifying and strengthening synergies between the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), Refugee Law and asylum procedures. 

Summary of Activities in 2022

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