MIL-OSI Translation: Vice President and Chancellor met in New York with David Miliband, President of the International Rescue Committee

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Spanish / Latin America / UN –

Source: Republic of Colombia

-David Miliband congratulated the Government of Colombia for its management of Venezuelan migration._

New York, USA. September 20, 2021. Vice President and Chancellor Marta Lucía Ramírez ended the day this Monday with a meeting with David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), an organization created by Albert Einstein in 1933 that provides support to people who have been victims of conflicts of ethnic, political or religious origin or natural disasters.

During the meeting, the Vice President and Chancellor expressed Colombia’s interest in working hand in hand with the IRC in order to better meet the needs of Venezuelan migrants and provide a much broader response.

In this regard, David Miliband congratulated the Government of Colombia for its attention to Venezuelan migration, expressed in the implementation of the Temporary Protection Statute that seeks to safeguard the migrant population that today is in irregular conditions.

Likewise, the Vice President and Chancellor pointed out that, currently, with the implementation of the Temporary Protection Statute for Venezuelan migrants, it is important to build cooperation ties, for example, regarding the issuance of visas.

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