Leaders' Summit on Refugees

Date: 2016 Description: logo for Summit on the Global Refugee Crisis  - State Dept Image

President Barack Obama hosted a Leaders’ Summit on the Global Refugee Crisis on the margins of UNGA 71 on September 20, 2016 to galvanize significant new global commitments to: 1) increase funding to humanitarian appeals and international organizations, 2) admit more refugees through resettlement or other legal pathways, and 3) increase refugees’ self-reliance and inclusion through opportunities for education and legal work.

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September 20, 2016 Leaders’ Summit on Refugees: List of Participants
September 20, 2016 Remarks by President Obama at Leaders Summit on Refugees White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC

September 20, 2016 Joint Statement on Leaders' Summit on Refugees White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC
September 20, 2016 Fact Sheet: Leaders' Summit on Refugees White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC
September 20, 2016 Remarks by President Obama at Call to Action CEO Roundtable, White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC
September 20, 2016 Fact Sheet: White House Announces Commitments to the Call to Action for Private Sector White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC

September 16, 2016 Preview of President Obama's Leaders' Summit and UNGA High-Level Summit on Refugees; Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, teleconference hosted by The Brussels Hub
September 13, 2016 Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Sheba Crocker On U.S. Priorities During the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly; Assistant Secretary Sheba Washington, DC

August 29, 2016 Syrian Refugee Admissions; Secretary Kerry, Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC
August 29, 2016 Statement on Syrian Refugee Admissions; National Security Advisor Rice, White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC
August 5, 2016 Team of Refugees Makes History, Competing for the First Time at #Rio2016; Dipnote Blog, Washington, DC

June 30, 2016 Fact Sheet: White House Launches a Call to Action for Private Sector Engagement on the Global Refugee Crisis; White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Remarks on “The Global Refugee Crisis: Overcoming Fears and Spurring Action,” at the U.S. Institute of Peace; Ambassador Power, Washington, DC
June 3, 2016 Co-Hosts for President Obama’s Leaders’ Summit on Refugees Announcement; National Security Advisor Rice, White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC

May 24, 2016 Fact Sheet: World Humanitarian Summit - U.S. Government Priorities White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, DC

April 25, 2016 Remarks by President Obama in Address to the People of Europe White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Hannover, Germany
April 15, 2016 MENA Pledge Announcement; Deputy Secretary Blinken, Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC
April 11, 2016 Remarks at G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting; Secretary Kerry International Media Center, Hiroshima, Japan
April 6, 2016 Remarks at Global Philanthropy Forum; Deputy Secretary Blinken, Redwood City, California

March 31, 2016 Media Note: Deputy Secretary Blinken Travel to California; Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC
March 30, 2016 Statement at the UNHCR High-Level Meeting Conference; Deputy Secretary Higginbottom, U.S. Mission to UN Agencies, Geneva, Switzerland
March 30, 2016 Announcement of Additional Pledges in Support of Syrian Refugees; Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC

February 4, 2016 Remarks at Syria Humanitarian Pledging Conference; Secretary Kerry, London, United Kingdom
February 4, 2016 Fact Sheet New U.S. Assistance to Respond to Syria Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC
February 4, 2016 Background Briefing Previewing the Syria Donors Conference; Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC
February 4, 2016 Daily Press Briefing Topper; Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC
February 4, 2016 United States Continues Leadership in Responding to Crisis in Syria; Dipnote Blog, Washington, DC
February 1, 2016 Strengthening The Global Response to Refugee Crises Worldwide; Dipnote Blog, Washington, DC

January 22, 2016 Remarks at the World Economic Forum; Secretary Kerry, Davos, Switzerland
January 22, 2016 Fact Sheet Strengthening the International Response to the Global Refugee Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC
January 22, 2016 Seizing Extraordinary Opportunities for a ‘Future of Decency and Peace’; Dipnote Blog, Washington, DC

December 21, 2015 UN Security Council Stakeout; Ambassador Power, New York, New York