At the inaugural Global Refugee Forum (GRF), 28 law firms, bar associations, and corporations and 55 legal and community empowerment organizations pledged to support efforts to protect and find solutions for refugees and others forcibly displaced in solidarity by initiating and engaging in on going dialogue in order to better leverage material and increase resources. Since then, the number of signatories has increased to the list below. Join them by signing the pledge here.

It is estimated that the current commitments could provide legal aid to over 43,000 refugees around the world.

Private Legal Sector

  • Allen & Overy (Global)
  • Apisan Legal Office (Thailand)
  • Arthur Cox (Ireland)
  • Ashurst LLP (Global)
  • Avocats Barreau-Paris – Paris Bar (France)
  • Baker McKenzie (Global)
  • Bloomberg LP
  • BNP Paribas
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • DLA Piper (Global)
  • Gibson Dunn (Global)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Global)
  • Korea Law Firm Public Interest Network (South Korea)
  • Landers & Rogers (Australia)
  • Legal Rights and Environmental Protection Association (Thailand)
  • Linklaters (Global)
  • McCarter & English (Global)
  • Microsoft (Global)
  • Morgan Lewis (Global)
  • Morrison & Foerster (Global)
  • NSP Legal Office (Thailand)
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Global)
  • Reed Smith LLC (Global)
  • Russell Kennedy Lawyers (Australia)
  • SheppardMullin (Global)
  • Sidley Austin (Global)
  • The Lighthouse Solicitor and Business Company Limited (Thailand)
  • Tilleke & Gibbins (Asia)
  • White & Case

Civil Society Organizations

  • Advocates for Public Interest Law (South Korea)
  • Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network – Legal Aid and Advocacy Working Group (US)
  • Asylum Access (Global)
  • Branches of Hope (Hong Kong)
  • Coalition for the Rights of Refugees and Sateless Persons (Thailand)
  • Centre for Asia Pacific Refugee Studies (New Zealand)
  • Centre Libanais des Droits Humains – Lebanese Center for Human Rights (Lebanon)
  • Companion – Lawyers for Public Interest (South Korea)
  • Danish Refugee Council (Denmark)
  • DIGNITY Kwanza (Tanzania)
  • Dongcheon Foundation (South Korea)
  • Duroo – Association for Public Interest Law (South Korea)
  • Egyptian Foundation for Refugee Rights (Egypt)
  • Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Asia – ESCR Asia (Pakistan)
  • European Lawyers in Lesvos (Greece)
  • FJSS Group (UK)
  • Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre (Australia)
  • Fortify Rights (Thailand)
  • GongGam Human Rights Law Foundation (South Korea)
  • Hotline for Refugees and Migrants (Israel)
  • Human Rights Lawyers Association (Thailand)
  • Human Rights Organization of Nepal (Nepal)
  • Immigrants Advocacy Center GAMDONG (South Korea)
  • International Refugee Assistance Project (US)
  • Justice Centre Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
  • Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW Sydney (Australia)
  • Lawyers for Human Rights (South Africa)
  • Legal Clinic for Migrants and Refugees at Diego Portales University (Chile)
  • Legal Researchers (Pakistan)
  • Migration & Asylum Project/The ARA Trust (India)
  • Migration to Asia Peace (South Korea)
  • Migrant Center Friend (South Korea)
  • NANCEN Refugee Rights Center (South Korea)
  • Naripokko (Bangladesh)
  • Pakistan International Human Rights Organization (Pakistan)
  • Norwegian Refugee Council ICLA programme (Norway)
  • Queer Sisterhood Project (Australia)
  • Refugee Legal
  • Refugee pNan (South Korea)
  • Refugee Rights Turkey (Turkey)
  • Refugee Solidarity Network (US)
  • Rural Empowerment and Institutional Development – REPID (Pakistan)
  • Ruwad al Houkouk FR – Frontiers Rights (Lebanon)
  • Sin Fronteras IAP (Mexico)
  • Step Ahead (Thailand)
  • SUAKA – Indonesia Civil Society Association for Refugee Rights Protection (Indonesia)
  • Taiwan Association for Human Rights (Taiwan)
  • The Humanitarian Group (Australia)
  • The Jung, a public interest corporation (South Korea)
  • University of Cape Town, Refugee Rights Unit (South Africa)
  • Center for the Protection of Refugees and Immigrants (Brazil)