2023 International Conference in Solidarity with Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants and their Host Countries and Communities
The 2023 International Conference in Solidarity with Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants and their Host Countries and Communities aims to maintain the visibility of this crisis, and to continue to support host countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region that are undertaking significant efforts to welcome and integrate Venezuelan refugees and migrants.
The Conference features the participation of a broad range of actors, including host governments, international organizations, UN agencies, donors, the private sector, and civil society, including refugees and migrants.
The event will focus on the importance of coordinated action across the humanitarian-development-stabilisation nexus. It will aim to achieve the following objectives:
- Highlight important progress made to date: participants will share activities and results achieved to date in response to the crisis.
- Show solidarity with host countries and communities, including through the mobilisation of additional resources: enable the expression of support for host countries and communities by a wide range of actors’ resources in their respective capacities and possibilities.
- Raise awareness on key opportunities, priority areas, gaps, and challenges: these issues will be addressed throughout the event, including through thematic presentations, videos, and interventions.
- Create an opportunity for greater engagement of the private sector and identify concrete future actions to maintain focus on the crisis and involve a wider range of stakeholders in the response.