Video: Meet the Refugee Committees making their voices heard in Brussels

A pioneering and ever evolving project on refugee governance which began in 2019 as part of UNHCR’s work to put refugee voices at the heart of any government decision-making that would impact them. The result was the creation of the first ever refugee committee in Belgium, led by LGBTQI+ refugees. Today, there are 10 refugee-run committees in Brussels, also representing Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Burundi, Eritrea, Somalia and Ukraine, as well as the Rainbow Refugee and Women’s Refugee Committees.

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