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IOM - Press Conference: Impact of Covid-19 (Geneva, 7 May 2020)
7 May 2020 -  The Impact of COVID-19 On Global Mobility.
A conversation with IOM Director General António Vitorino about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on global migration and the important role that migrants will play in ensuring a strong socio-economic recovery.
He addressed the danger to society posed by misinformation which is leading to xenophobia and the stigmatization of migrants and other vulnerable groups, the situation of migrants and displaced populations in key regions of concern, and the socio-economic impacts on migrants of economic recession, as well as their potential contribution to future economic recovery.