29 September 2021 – 10:43
Brussels, Sep 29 (EFE) .- The European Union (EU) plans to host a High Level Forum on October 7 to examine how to provide protection to Afghans who are in a “risk” situation, he announced this Wednesday the European Commission.
The meeting will bring together European Union Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Interior to “discuss comprehensive and sustainable solutions for Afghans most in need of international protection,” according to a Commission report published today.
This will include “future resettlement efforts”, as well as “complementary legal pathways”, such as family reunification or admission for study or work reasons, with “additional financial support from the EU to” match political commitments and advocacy efforts. integration “by member states.
Special attention will be paid in this context, Brussels said, to human rights defenders in Afghanistan, judges and justice professionals, journalists and civil society activists, whose lives are at stake. EFE
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