United Nations – Meeting between Jean-Marc Ayrault and Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (January 17, 2017)


Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development met with Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees on January 17.

This meeting provided an opportunity to discuss the humanitarian impact of the crises around the world and the situation of refugees and people displaced within their own countries as a result of conflict or persecution.

France supports the work of the high commissioner for refugees, especially in the Mediterranean, Africa and the Middle East. It reaffirms its commitment to providing a comprehensive and lasting response to the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, in close collaboration with its European partners.

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