Ms. Laura Thompson

Declaración: Cartagena +30 / 30 aniversario de la Declaración de Cartagena

Permítanme iniciar mi intervención, manifestando el profundo reconocimiento de la OIM al Brasil, en su calidad de país anfitrión, al ACNUR y al Consejo Noruego de Refugiados por la organización y desarrollo de esta reunión, en el marco del 30º aniversario de la Declaración de Cartagena sobre los Refugiados.

Asimismo, la OIM desea destacar el esfuerzo y los logros alcanzados por los participantes, tanto por parte de los gobiernos como por parte de la Sociedad Civil, los cuales han quedado evidentes en los contenidos de la Declaración y el Plan de Acción de Brasilia. 

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Opening Remarks,European Migration Network (EMN) Annual Conference Irregular Migration, Return: Challenges and Practices

Irregular population movements comprise diverse groups of migrants including, refugees, asylum-seekers, economic migrants, persons in search of their family members, victims of trafficking, and unaccompanied children among others.

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Opening Remarks, International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) Council Plenary Meeting

It is an honour and a great pleasure for me to be here with you addressing this quadrennial Plenary Council of the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC). I would like to express my gratitude to the ICMC Governing Committee, its president John Michael Klink and its Executive Secretary Mr. Ketelers for inviting me to participate at this event.

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Remarks, Human Rights Council: High Level Panel Discussion on Human Rights Mainstreaming The Protection and Promotion of the Human Rights of Migrants

This High Level Panel is a welcome and timely opportunity to strengthen the discussion on migration and the rights of migrants within the deliberations of the Human Rights Council. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is grateful to have been invited to participate in this important meeting.

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