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UN refugee chief presents new petition that urges solidarity and shared responsibility #WithRefugees
16 Sep 2016 -  Ahead of the first-ever UN Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, presented, on Friday 19 September, a new #WithRefugees petition to the UN Secretary-General and the President of the UN General Assembly. According to the UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, the petition, which contains more than one million signatures collected from around the world, is an expression of the general public's solidarity and shared responsibility in addressing forced displacement and migration. Presenting the petition, Mr. Grandi noted, "We see that a lot of people want to help, want to share, and want to accept."
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