Address by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of a Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic on a arise of imprinting a 25th anniversary of team-work between a Republic of Serbia and a International Organization for Migration (IOM):
Ladies and gentlemen,
I have a pleasure to open a today’s assembly imprinting a 25th anniversary of team-work between a Republic of Serbia and a International Organization for Migration, their partnership and corner efforts in a doing of many projects. This is quite important, given that it has been for some-more than dual decades that a Republic of Serbia has been faced with opposite forms of migration: emigration, on a outmost level, inner emigration from farming to civic areas, forced emigration (refugees, internally replaced persons (IDPs), and returnees underneath readmission agreements) and intentional migration; including legal, strange and work migration.
As a pivotal partner in emigration and emigration process areas, a International Organization for Migration in a Republic of Serbia has implemented, with donor support and together with Serbian state institutions, some-more than 150 projects on housing refugees and IDPs, and intentional returnees; supposing assistance to victims of tellurian trafficking, formation of returnees, as good as assistance in a liberation of a race evacuated after a flooding incidents. The partnership was reconfirmed also in corner response to a emigration crisis, as one of a vital hurdles of a time, carried out by activities of support and assistance to a migrant race in accommodation centres.
I would like to remember that, rather some-more than a year ago, a 71st event of a United Nations General Assembly adopted a domestic stipulation on refugees and emigration – “the New York Declaration”, directed during seeking/finding, by 2018, solutions for a immeasurable array of IDPs opposite a world, and alleviating a stream refugee/migrant crisis. At a meeting, a Agreement on team-work between a UN and a International Organization for Migration was signed, so branch a new page in a tellurian notice of a formidable emanate of churned roving movements. The Republic of Serbia welcomed a adoption of a New York Declaration and a signing of a Agreement between a UN and a International Organization for Migration, assured that a tolerable and durable resolution can be reached usually by clearly tangible and concurrent activities carried out in a accordant movement of all countries and general organizations.
Today, general emigration constitutes an critical cause of amicable mutation in all tools of a world. It is quite due to Serbia’s immeasurable knowledge with all forms of roving and amicable hurdles that my nation believes that it can make a tellurian grant by pity these experiences. Serbia is therefore holding an active partial in a plan of common discipline and goals, as good as in inhabitant and informal consultations within a horizon of a Global Compact on Migration. As a nation with a immeasurable diaspora, a Republic of Serbia is wakeful of a hurdles and advantages of unchanging migration, and is committed to ensuring that such emigration flows advantage both a countries of start and a countries of destination. Definition of such a horizon for unchanging emigration should be approached from a viewpoint of a 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
There are array of hurdles in addressing a emigration issue, one of a vital being how to forestall strange migration, and trafficking in tellurian beings. These immeasurable problems have been actively dealt with ever given 2000, following a adoption of initial programmes directed during combating tellurian trafficking, and programmes of assisted intentional returns.
In conclusion, we would like to honour we on this critical jubilee, wishing we each success and corner achievements in a future. Serbia will continue to support a attempts of a International Organization for Migration, and be an active and equal partner in a fulfilment of all common goals.