At the Global Refugee Forum in Geneva in December 2019, LERRN partnered with the Global Refugee-led Network to endorse the importance of refugee participation. Now in the midst of this global pandemic, it’s more important than ever to recognize refugees as partners in the COVID-19 response, as well as equal partners in research, policy and practice.

This blog post was co-authored by refugee leaders from LERRN Mustafa Alio and Pascal Zigashane, along with LERRN Project Director James Milner and leaders from the Global Refugee-led Network Shaza Alrihawi, Anila Noor and Najeeba Wazefadost to discuss the importance of embracing and supporting refugee leadership and delivering on our promise of refugee participation. 

Read the full blog post published on the Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law website.