REFUGEES ACROSS THE MENA REGION GOT CONNECTED AND SHARED THE INTEREST TO JOIN grn NETWORK TO UNIT THEIR VOICES personal stories and experiences
- MENA REGION HELD THE FIRST REFUGEES SUMMIT IN Istanbul, Turkey in November 2019. WHERE 35 Participants FROM 10 COUNTRIES.The refugees across the region got connected and share personal stories and experiences.
- The objectives of the MENA Summit of Refugees are to:
Discuss and agree the creation of a refugee-led network in the MENA region, as a platform for refugees to share lived experiences, organize, identify common ground amongst themselves and participate in the policy- and decision-making processes that affect them;
- Agree on the purpose and focus of the MENA region refugee-led network
Establishment of a committee for follow up of the summit outcomes and to prepare for the a second summit for the establishment of a MENA chapter of the GRLN.
MENA’S ACTION PLAN IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
Being part of a consortium of RLOs in response to the Covid-19 in the saharawi refugee camps.
- Awareness actions on the covid-19 and prevention measures.
Planning to have a conference on refugee leadership and the covid-19 in the MENA region in the next weeks.