High Commissioner’s dialogue on protracted refugee situations

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond

The two-day meeting opens Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Room XVII with opening remarks by High Commissioner Antonio Guterres and a keynote speech by Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Kayanza Peter Pinda. Both opening statements will be open to media, but the rest of the session will be closed. We will issue press releases on the opening day as well as at the conclusion of the meeting.

According to UNHCR’s latest statistical information, some 6 million people