First-ever Global Refugee Forum wraps up with over 770 pledges to boost opportunities for refugees and their hosts.

A historic meeting in Geneva wrapped up today with wide-ranging and substantial commitments to help millions of refugees and the communities they live in worldwide, including important pledges of new long-term support for their inclusion.

Full details can be found on the UNHCR website

I suppose the question on my mind is why when there are 70m displaced people in the world is this the first global forum?

For those of you looking to get more detail on the forum the webcast archive has all of the sessions.