Refugee families must be able to be reunited more quickly and safely. With this message UNHCR the Netherlands and Ben and Jerry’s have started a campaign aimed at Family Reunifications. During the online kick-off, experts, lawyers, policy officers and refugees gave their views on the current Dutch family reunification policy.
A quick reunification is of the utmost importance for refugee families to make a successful new start in the Netherlands. Unfortunately, it takes many families a long time to go through the sometimes complex procedures. UNHCR has investigated these procedures and has launched a campaign together with Ben & Jerry's to call on the government to improve procedures. More information can also be found the UNHCR report "No Family Torn Apart".