Briefing note

Lessons from Responsibility Sharing Mechanisms

Published 24. Aug 2017
UNHCR, States and NGOs are currently evaluating and discussing previous and current responsibility sharing mechanisms for inspiration and guidelines for the Global Compact on Refugees.

Through decades of protecting and assisting displaced people in new and protracted crises across 30 countries, NRC has vast operational experience with a range of regional refugee protection and responsibility sharing mechanisms. These experiences lead us to draw three key lessons to take into consideration as the Global Compact on Refugees is designed.