Migrants and Refugees: A Global Problem or a Local Solution ?

Sep 16, 2016
JMDI Focus area:
Migration and Local Economic Development
Blog post by Magdy Martínez-Solimán, UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of Bureau for Policy and Programme Support

“The bulk of displaced persons today have been living in protracted situations of fear and need. Thus, human mobility has to be included more comprehensively into long-term policy planning”, argues Magdy Martínez-Solimán, UN Assistant Secretary General, in the wake of two critical UN conferences on the refugee situation this month. Read his piece for the HuffingtonPost here.