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Europe and EU to co-host the next International Conference within Solidarity with Venezuelan Political refugees and Migrants

Canada and the EU are calling on the international community to maintain the particular visibility of this crisis, and also to continue to support host countries in the Latin America and Caribbean regions that are executing significant efforts to allowed and integrate Venezuelan refugees and migrants in their organizations, economies and societies. The particular Conference will bring together web host and donor governments, along with other key actors in the reaction, including from international institutions, civil society, international banking institutions and the private sector. It will likewise benefit from the participation of affected Venezuelan refugees and migrant workers. The Conference will be an opportunity to reflect on progress made to-date in the response; raise understanding of ongoing challenges, priorities plus opportunities; mobilize additional support; and identify actions to maintain focus and visibility over the crisis.   On Mar 16 and 17, 2023, the  Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of International Advancement, and Janez Lenarčič, European Commissioner for Crisis Management, will co-host the Global Conference in Solidarity with Venezuelan Refugees and Migrant workers and their Host Countries and Communities. The meeting will be organized in shut collaboration with the UNHCR—the EL Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), co-leads of the Regional Inter-Agency Coordination Platform for Asylum seekers and Migrants from Venezuela, as well as key host nations and partners. December 5, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario, Global Affairs Canada The outflow of asylum seekers and migrants from Venezuela is currently one of the largest displacement crises in the world, with more than 7. 1 million people having fled or left their particular country. The current global framework, and lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, have exponentially boosted an already difficult circumstance for Venezuelan refugees, migrants and their host communities—particularly women and girls.


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