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IDA-UNHCR Strategic Collaboration in 2021: Achievements, Challenges, and Way-Forward

This report provides a summary of the activities jointly organized in 2021 by the International Disability Alliance (IDA), and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in order to fulfill goals stipulated in their 2020 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Year 2021 was the first year of the two organizations' strategic collaboration with lots of impressive achievements and many precious lessons learned. The summary compiles activities conducted under each of the four main areas of collaboration enumerated in the MOU as well as an overview of the identified gaps under each area and some ideas on how to address them in 2022 and beyond.

Summary of Activities 2021

The International Disability Alliance and the International Disability and Development Consortium, mark the 2020 World Refugee Day recognizing the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on refugees around the world....

The International Disability Alliance attended the first-ever Global Refugees Forum (GRF) held in Geneva from 17 to 18 December 2019. The IDA delegation was comprised of the board member Mr....