Why Europe needs to make immigration easier / Yes, and it’s also time we Europeans respected refugees’ rights

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Series Details 09.10.14
Publication Date 09/10/2014
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One billion people are on the move around the world in search of a better life. William Lacy Swing explains why Europe needs to attract migrants, not repel them.

William Lacy Swing is the Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

See also a Commentary feature by Michael Diedring, Secretary General of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) 'Yes, and it’s also time we Europeans respected refugees’ rights'.

Source Link http://europesworld.org/2014/10/09/why-europe-needs-to-make-immigration-easier/
Related Links
ESO: Background information: UK axes support for Mediterranean migrant rescue operation http://www.europeansources.info/record/uk-axes-support-for-mediterranean-migrant-rescue-operation/
ESO: Background information: Calais migrants ‘willing to die’ to come to Britain, says French port’s mayor http://www.europeansources.info/record/calais-migrants-willing-to-die-to-come-to-britain-says-french-ports-mayor/
IOM: About Migration: World Migration http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-migration/world-migration.html
Website: International Organisation for Migration http://www.iom.int/

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