Countries throughout the Americas are facing significant migration and refugee challenges. As human mobility increases, governments must commit to respond. Together with organizations from throughout the region, Refugees International has formed the Coalition on Human Mobility in the Americas, to elevate the matter before the Organization of American States 49th General Assembly. In its statement, presented on June 26, 2019, the Coalition highlighted four key priorities.
While today’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement importantly acknowledges Colombia’s considerable efforts to end its 50-year civil war, the future of the agreement and more importantly, the future of the Colombian people is now in question.