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Meeting of Ambassador Cornado with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, met today wit the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi.

The meeting gave an opportunity to highlight the intense and fruitful collaboration between the Agency and our country. While thanking Mr. Grandi for the outstanding work carried out on protecting refugees, especially in Libya and neighboring countries, Ambassador Cornado touched upon some of the most important issues on international migration agenda, including the end of the consultations for the Global Compact on Refugees.

The principle of shared responsibility orientates UNHCR’s commitment, together with the Internationa Organization on Migration, both in Libya and neighboring countries, where UN agencies have been strenghening their presence alongside transit points.