High-level regional meeting on Rohingya refugees in Bangkok on 17 Oct
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi is scheduled to visit Thailand from 15-17 October.
As part of the visit, High Commissioner Grandi will be opening a high-level regional meeting on Rohingya refugees in Bangkok on October 17.
This closed-door meeting will seek international support for over a million Rohingya refugees and their hosting communities – most of them in Bangladesh – in the lead up to the Global Refugee Forum (GRF) in Geneva, December 2023.
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, UK’s Minister of State for Indo-Pacific and the US Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration are among the key delegates attending the high-level meeting, according to UNHCR.
Bangladesh is hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar district and Bhasan Char.