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News article11 October 20171 min read

A Smarter Approach to Refugees: an opinion on durable solutions for refugees and their host populations by EU Commissioners Mimica and Stylianides

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Meeting refugees’ basic needs – food, shelter, medical care, and safety – is essential. But so is providing the knowledge and tools displaced people need to support themselves and their children in the long term, whether in a new country or the one they fled, should they ever return.

In an article published on Project Syndicate, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides describe how the EU is looking at durable solutions for refugees and their host populations in East Africa.

Read the full article published on Project Syndicate


Publication date
11 October 2017

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