Philippines Cited for Regional Leadership on Refugee and Statelessness Protection
The Philippines was lauded during the meeting of the 63rd Annual Session of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) 87-member Executive Committee (ExCom) for its global and regional leadership in the advancement of the rights and welfare of refugees, the stateless, migrants and internally displaced persons (IDPs).
The Philippines, an ExCom member, was praised during the meeting by Honorable Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and fellow ExCom states.
Heading the Philippine delegation to the ExCom was Ambassador Evan P. Garcia, Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva. He was joined by Minister Jesus S. Domingo and Attach Hossana P. Dela Cruz.
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