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During 2020-2021, UNHCR has continued View More

During 2020-2021, UNHCR has continued its proactiveengagement withnumerous commitments and Inter-Agency initiatives at the global level. UNHCR supported the revision and made renewed commitments to the revised roadmap of the Call to Action on Protection from Gender Based Violence in Emergencies

UNHCR engaged with the Gender-based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBVAoR)and its TaskTeams, particularly on the GBV Minimum Standards, Localization and the Policy and Advocacy Reference Group, supporting the development of the GBViE Minimum Standards Facilitation Guide and Contextualization tool, the development of Covid-specific guidance, as well as several advocacy pieces.

UNCHR also participated regularly in theInter-Agency standing committee (IASC) Gender Reference Group (GRG) and in the IASC Guidelines Reference Group.

UNHCR serves as a member of the UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflictand has supported the SRSG SVC’s Office with human resources to support coordination. 

UNHCR co-chairs Results Group 2 on Accountability and Inclusionsupportinghumanitarian leaders and respondersin demonstrating system change through collective approaches to accountability and inclusion. It includes PSEA as well as ensuring consideration of diversity characteristics such as gender.

UNHCR is a member of theGBVIMS Steering Committee and its technical team, PRIMERO coordination committee and PRIMES