UNHCR: World must turn COP26 words into action for forcibly displaced and stateless people


This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrew Harper, Special Advisor on Climate Action to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to whom quoted text may be attributed at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

South Sudan. Several states in South Sudan hit hard by floodsFamilies wade through floodwaters in Upper Nile State, South Sudan, in September 2021 © UNHCR/Mary-Sanyu Osire

The climate crisis is a human crisis. It is here now with consequences for everyone, everywhere.

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