Protect the right to seek safety.

Join UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to protect the rights of people fleeing war, violence and persecution.

Everyone has the right to seek asylum and be protected from war, violence and persecution. But for many people in many parts of the world, this right is under threat. Solidarity with all refugees everywhere is needed more than ever to defend and uphold this right.

Stand with people who are forced to flee, and take action to safeguard their rights and to give them hope and protection.

This December we have a chance to advocate for change as world leaders gather at the Global Refugee Forum in Switzerland to find solutions for refugees and people forcibly displaced from their homes. This is a chance for all of society — and you, our supporters — to show your solidarity and urge leaders to uphold their legal and moral obligations to all people forced to flee their homes. We call on world leaders to help ensure people seeking asylum from war, violence or persecution can do so without discrimination. We call on world leaders to share responsibility so that countries hosting the vast majority of the world's refugees are supported in fulfilling their longstanding commitments to protect, help and include refugees.

Act now and sign the petition. We will take your message to world leaders at the Global Refugee Forum and show them that compassion and humanity are stronger than fear and suspicion. With your voice and your solidarity, change is possible.

Sign the petition

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