In a context where there is no solution to the Syrian conflict on the horizon, safe and voluntary return to Syria is not currently an option. It is also not viable to expect Lebanon – a tiny country of only 4.5 million people – to continue to host 1.5 million refugees (1 in 4 people living in the country). Resettlement and humanitarian admissions pathways for refugees from Syria living in Lebanon must therefore be prioritized and expanded by UN member states. Lebanon currently shoulders a disproportionate share of the global responsibility to provide protection to the millions of people who have fled Syria, hosting 5-10% of the total global refugee population. However, since 2011, less than 20,000 Syrian refugees living in Lebanon have been resettled through the UNHCR resettlement program. This is only a little more that 1% of the estimated number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon. There are not enough resettlement places available to meet the needs for resettlement from Lebanon, and Embassy and UNHCR capacity constraints to submit and process cases from Lebanon create further challenges. In addition, UNHCR registration of refugees in Lebanon ceased in May 2015, and it can be much harder for refugees who lack UNHCR registration to access resettlement pathways. At the same time, many countries around the world are making it increasingly difficult for refugees to access asylum outside of Syria’s neighboring countries, including increasing border restrictions to prevent the onward movement of refugees and making family reunification more difficult.