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United Nations Representatives Visit the Scalabrinian Mission of Cucuta, Colombia as Part of Their Interest in Understanding the Complex Situation at the Border with Venezuela

OCT 04 2016 by SIMN
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Gerad Gómez and Wendy Cue, representatives of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), for Colombia and Central and South America respectively, interested in understanding the complex situation that exists along the Colombian-Venezuelan border as a result of massive deportations, visited places known for their activities in aid of the deportees. Among these were “Migración Colombia” and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Colombia. 

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Altos Representantes de Naciones Unidas visitan la Misión Scalabriniana de Cúcuta, Colombia en su interés por conocer la compleja situación en la frontera colombo-venezolana

OCT 04 2016 by SIMN
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Gerad Gómez y Wendy Cue representantes de La Oficina para la Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios (OCHA), de Colombia y Centro y Sur América respectivamente, en su interés por conocer la compleja situación en la frontera colombo-venezolana tras las masivas deportaciones visitaron espacios reconocidos por su accionar en favor de los deportados, entre los que se contaron la Cancillería de la República y Migración Colombia.

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Shadow Summit | The US Response to Central American Refugees

SEP 20 2016 by SIMN
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The United States and other nations are hosting a leader’s summit on September 20th to discuss the world refugee crisis and how nations can increase their commitments to refugee protection worldwide.

Before the September 20th summit, join experts, academics and civil society for a shadow summit from 8:30am to 11:00am online or in-person at the Center for Migration Studies of New York (307 East 60th Street, 6th Floor, New York).

The event will look at the U.S. record in its own backyard, specifically the policy response to unaccompanied children and families fleeing violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America. Speakers will grade U.S. policies from a humanitarian perspective, examining push factors, protection needs, and the impact of enforcement and deterrence strategies.

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