MIRPS Support Platform Signature Event
May 24th, 25th and 26th, 2022
As the current Chair of the MIRPS Support Platform, the Government of Canada, convened a three-day event to share good practices and lessons learned with regards to resettlement policy and processing, complementary pathways of admission, as well as settlement and integration policies and practices.
The objective was to promote the expansion of mobility and admissions channels for people in search of international protection from Central American Countries and Mexico among the international community. The signature event took place on May 24-26, 2022, in Ottawa, Canada.
The Event on Social Media: Featured Content
El reasentamiento salva vidas.— Acnur/Unhcr Américas (@ACNURamericas) May 24, 2022
Durante 3 días en Canadá, ACNUR, países del #MIRPS y miembros de la Plataforma de Apoyo, discutirán buenas prácticas de admisión de personas en necesidad de protección internacional en Centroamérica y México.
More than 1M people have been forcibly displaced in Central America and Mexico.— UNHCR Canada 🇨🇦 (@UNHCRCanada) May 24, 2022
Thank you Canada 🇨🇦 for hosting the #MIRPS high-level event and your commitment to strengthening #asylum systems in the region. 👏👏
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This week Deputy Assistant Secretary Sarah Cross and team joined partners in Ottawa 🇨🇦 for the #MIRPS Support Platform Signature Event. Together we are seeking durable solutions to forced displacement in Mexico and Central America. pic.twitter.com/ydtJdfeOhR— Population, Refugees, and Migration Bureau (@StatePRM) May 27, 2022
Canada will continue to help the world's most vulnerable, including those who are displaced.— Sean Fraser (@SeanFraserMP) May 24, 2022
Today, we hosted hosted our regional partners to develop long-term solutions for those who are fleeing violence and seeking safety in another country.
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We've had fruitful discussions in Canada on expanding resettlement and other regular pathways for refugees in Central America and Mexico.— Gillian Triggs (@GillianTriggs) May 25, 2022
These solutions are critical in helping protect those displaced and at-risk, and easing pressures on refugee host countries.#MIRPS https://t.co/HVK5bUxQSh
Thanks 🇨🇦 for hosting the #MIRPS signature event on resettlement, complementary pathways and integration.— JoseXavierSamaniego (@JoseXavierSama1) May 24, 2022
An excellent opportunity to bring together all relevant actors and mobilize international support to address displacement challenges in Central America an Mexico. https://t.co/Tx5S18rbkj pic.twitter.com/5vbR1wAPDt
As day 1 of the #MIRPS Support Platform Signature Event comes to a close — I am excited by the amount of knowledge sharing and lessons learned on resettlement policy and processing, and complementary pathways.— Rema Jamous Imseis (@JamousRema) May 24, 2022
Looking forward to seeing what the rest of the event brings! pic.twitter.com/fSTd1Rxhia