Resolution on Refugees
Meeting of the SI Council at the United Nations in New York, 11-12 July 2017
The Council of the Socialist International, meeting in the headquarters of the United Nations in New York on 11-12 July 2017, expresses its support and solidarity with refugees all over the world.
Considering the thousands of lives lost, especially children and women who through refuge are searching for an alternative to the conflicts and wars and in their travels, be it by land or sea;
Considering the situation that innumerable citizens are suffering in refugee camps all over the world, subject to misery and hunger;
Expresses, through its world Council, the conviction that all refugees are “citizens of the world” and as such they deserve priority, and
Reaffirms its commitment to care, protection and support, in this inhuman situation that confronts the world.