Posted on September 22, 2016
The Congress delegation to Calais
Ashling Seely and Yvonne O'Callaghan of the Congress Global Solidarity Committee report on a visit to refugee camps in Calais and Dunkirk, against the backdrop of a disappointing outcome from the recent UN Summit on Refugees & Migrants in New York
The New York Declaration falls far short of what is needed to tackle the global refugee crisis. It an affront to the millions of refugees making unsafe journeys, to those enduring squalid living conditions and the 33,000 people forced to flee their homes daily.
It epitomises the critical failure of all official and governmental efforts to deal with this crisis.
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Categories: Refugee Crisis • Calais • Global Solidarity