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At a time when US presidential candidate Donald Trump called for the United States to close its borders to Muslims and images of desperate throngs of Syrian immigrants appear on the nightly news, the United Nations’ high commissioner for refugees, António Guterres, proposes several solutions to the 2015 global refugee crisis. getAbstract highly recommends his expert, well-argued and timely discussion with TED host Bruno Giussani.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What triggered the 2015 Syrian refugee crisis,
  • How and why European nations have failed to respond adequately, and
  • What the international community can do to address the problem.
 

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António Guterres is the United Nations’ high commissioner for refugees. He held the office of prime minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002.

 

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In 2015, almost one million refugees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond arrived in Europe. Some nations welcomed the refugees, while others closed their borders. In Syria, a ...

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    Abdul Niyaz 3 years ago
    No matter how much investments do united nations makes inorder to enhance the situations of refugees no doubt a psoitive and welcome effort but its just a temporary.
    solution to all these problems are something else.
    prevention is better than cure is an undisputable fact.
    hight time to work in that perspective.