CNBC Broadcast - UNHCR doublepack
Cover Story: Here to Help
The crises in Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo have compounded the refugee situation in southern Africa. Many have left their homes in search of food and safety and are cared for by the UN refugee agency. Despite humanitarian appeals, the UNHCR is under-funded. And that's where big business comes in, not just for cash, but for expertise.
Interview with Antonio Guterres
The UNHCR assists over 30 million refugees in more than 100 countries. Heading the organization is Portugal’s former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres. Eckart Sager sat down recently with the High Commissioner and began by asking him about the increasing importance of partnerships with the private sector and specifically the role of the Council of Business Leaders.