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UNHCR and IOM call on the EU to take a “common” approach and to be more committed to migration and asylum policies

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have called on the European Union to adopt a “common” approach to European migration and asylum policy, as well as a stronger commitment to “responsibility for search, rescue and disembarkation of people rescued at sea “in a Europe that” leaves no one behind “.

Given the presentation of the European Commission’s new pact on migration and asylum, which both agencies hope will be “a starting point” for a “broader and better managed” approach, they called for “joint action” as well as “more predictable agreements” “in Regarding moving.

The current approach to asylum and migration is “impractical, unsustainable and often has devastating consequences for people,” they complained. Because of this, it is “urgent” to reform the country’s management in the absence of any agreements on landing that “exacerbate human suffering” and recent events in the Mediterranean such as rescue, automatic return and fires in Moria EU Migration and Asylum.

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UNHCR and IOM call on the EU to take a “common” approach and to be more committed to migration and asylum policies
UNHCR and IOM call on the EU to take a “common” approach and to be more committed to migration and asylum policies

UNHCR and IOM have welcomed the EU’s commitment “to global and predictable solidarity and shared responsibility with non-EU countries hosting large refugee communities” but added that it “should lead to additional measures in economic support”. predictable and flexible, as well as political support for host countries with the aim of strengthening their asylum systems. “

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