UNHCR Peru Localization Strategy

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Document Type: Strategy Documents
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 17 April 2023 (10 months ago)
Upload Date: 17 April 2023 (10 months ago)
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UNHCR Peru Localization Strategy

Document Type: Strategy Documents
Document Language: English
Community-based organizations (CBOs) play a key role in the protection response for the people UNHCR serves. Investing in them as equal and strategic partners can lead to a more effective response to forced displacement situations (Regional Localization Strategy, UNCHR). In 2021, UNHCR Peru coordinated and led a CBO cooperation network that brought together over 30 community-based and refugee-led organizations from seven regions of Peru, mainly led by women. The Venezuelan community in Peru has created self-managed, community-based organizations, where leaders and volunteers provide technical or professional services and support the distribution of assistance. These organizations complement UNHCR work by reaching areas and communities where the office has no access, which has already led to improvements in the quality and reach of our protection response. UNHCR Peru trusts CBOs as potential partner agencies, once they are adequately supported in the quality-of-service delivery, project management, internal


  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


  •  Protection
  •  Community Services
  •  Coordination


  • Peru
  • South America

Population Group

Country Group
Venezuela Venezuela - Refugees, Venezuela - Asylum-seekers, Venezuela - Refugees/Migrants
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