MEPs appeal on migration challenge, African entrepreneurs to G20, Friuli for Libya’s reconstruction
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EUROPARLAMENT: MIGRANTS A KEY CHALLENGE, ACT NOW
A call on the governments of the EU countries to adopt efficient measures to manage migration flows and reform the asylum system in a more solidaristic was made by the European Parliament on the occasion of a high level conference in Brussels. According to Antonio Tajani, the president of the assembly, a “global strategy” is very much needed to deal with migrations, a challenge which is likely to mark electoral campaigns in Europe for long.
UNHCR: EU SHOULD DEAL WITH CAUSES OF MIGRATION, WARS AND POVERTY
“All European countries should follow the example of Italy and Germany and adopt a broad policy with a focus on the development of African countries” Carlotta Sami, spokeswoman for the UN High Commission for Refugees (Unhcr), told DIRE News Agency. In an interview, Sami called for action to ease conflicts and fight poverty. She mentioned Libya and Uganda, a country where South Sudanese refugees are almost a million.
HOLY SEE, 16 PROPOSALS TO UN TO PROTECT MIGRANTS
A law on citizenship based on the principle of “ius soli”, humanitarian corridors and a sponsorship system for work are just a few of the 16 proposals that the Holy See will present to Global Compact for Refugees, a UN conference scheduled for 2018. The initiative, approved during a Vatican conference convened by Pope Francis, aims to “improve the reception, protection, promotion and integration of migrants”.
AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS TO THE G20: INVEST IN YOUNG PEOPLE
Invest in young people in Africa, not entrusting all to the private sector and riafferming the role of the State: that is the key message of an open letter published before the G20 summit which will take place in Hamburg next month. The authors of the letter, Sudanese billionaire Mo Ibrahim, Nigerian entrepreneur Aliko Dangote and Former President of the African Development Bank Donald Kaberuka, stressed that every year 22 million jobs are needed in Africa and that in 2050 two young people out of five will be African.
FRIULI FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF LIBYA, STARTING FROM FISHING INDUSTRY
Friuli Venezia Giulia will help Libya create opportunities for development, starting with the fishing industry. In the city of Trieste, the mayors of Tobruk, Tripoli, Sirte and Benghazi visited the aquaculture facilities and mollusc farming projects and had meetings with experts in sustainability. According to the chairman of the Friuli Regional Council, Franco Iacop, “the fishing industry can be a part of the reconstruction and stabilization efforts of Libya”.