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Event to mark the Global Compact on Refugees - A model for greater solidarity and cooperation
17 Dec 2018 -  #RefugeeCompact - The Global Compact on Refugees, expected to be affirmed by the General Assembly in the morning of 17 December following two years of engagement and consultation, represents a milestone in international cooperation to strengthen refugee responses. It will change the lives of refugees and their hosts.

This event will provide an opportunity to welcome the adoption of the compact and look forward to its implementation.
Speakers:

H.E. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly
Amina J. Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General
Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Mr. Bertine Bahige, Principal of Rawhide Elementary, former refugee.