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World Leaders Must Step up Efforts to Conclude Robust & Principled Deal for Refugees and Migrants

The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, this 19th September, has been called to tackle one of the greatest global challenges of our age: to protect and assist millions of people on the move in search of safety and dignity. More than 20 million men, women and children have been forced across international borders by conflict, violence and persecution. Alongside them, millions of people are also forced to move for lack of livelihood, food, water

Comments of CMS & SIMN on Revision 3 of the Outcome Document for 19th September 2016 High-Level Meeting

Comments of the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) and the Scalabrinian International Migration Network (SIMN) on Revision 3 of the Outcome Document for 19th September 2016 High-Level Meeting on Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants July 28, 2016 Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the third revised draft of the outcome document. Our comments primarily will focus upon where the document potentially weakens protections for refugees and migrants. First, we support language condemning xenophobia in paragraph