EU and Canada launch global campaign to raise funding to support refugees from Ukraine

EU and Canada launch global campaign to raise funding to support refugees from Ukraine

March 28, 2022

The European Commission and the Government of Canada have announced the launch of a global campaign to raise funding in support of people fleeing the invasion of Ukraine, in partnership with international advocacy organisation Global Citizen.

The campaign aims to raise funds and mobilise support more broadly, to cater for the needs of internally displaced people and of refugees.

The campaign will culminate in a pledging event on 9 April, co-hosted by President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 

“Millions of people are fleeing the bombs falling on Ukrainian cities… The brave people of Ukraine deserve solidarity from citizens and governments around the globe. Together, we can give them a safe home and bring some light in their lives at this dark hour,” said European Commission President von der Leyen.

“Whether you need food, water, shelter, or medical aid – we are rallying the world to continue to have your backs and provide critical assistance where it is needed most,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “When we all work together, we can achieve the best outcomes for those displaced by Putin’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine.”

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