Estonian Ambassador met with the High Commissioner for Refugees

Estonian Permanent Representative, Ambassador Katrin Saarsalu-Layachi paid a courtesy call to the High Commissioner for Refugees Mr.  Filippo Grandi. HC Grandi commended Estonia`s steady contributions and support to the organization. Both acknowledged the good bilateral relations between Estonia and UNHCR. They also discussed, more specifically, possible new avenues for cooperation in the digital field. Estonia is ready and willing to share  experiences gained on the digital ID, interoperability of databases as well as data protection and security issues. Ambassador Saarsalu-Layachi and HC Grandi also discussed the preparations for the upcoming First Global Refugee Forum on 17.-18. December.