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Eritrea Called for a Thorough Vetting Process to Determine Refugee from Economic Migrant

Developing the necessary capacity to maintain the clear distinction between economic migrants and refugees
Developing the necessary capacity to maintain the clear distinction between economic migrants and refugees as well as creating a mechanism on identifying who is who, and what his/her true identity and nationality is a prerequisite for a long term solution of their repatriation or reintegration

By TesfaNews,

DURING the general discussion on the report of the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees, Questions relating to Refugees, Returnees and Displaced Persons at the third committee of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly, Eritrea stressed for the need to have a clear distinction between economic migrants and refugees.

A statement made by Ms. Elsa Haile, Director of Regional and International Organizations Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, states that conducting a thorough vetting process in determining refugee claimants from economic migrants are a prerequisite for a long term solution of their repatriation or reintegration. Continue reading Eritrea Called for a Thorough Vetting Process to Determine Refugee from Economic Migrant