Global Dialogue Center organizes first European Forum for Dialogue on Refugee and Migrant Policies in Athens

Riyadh, The first European Forum for Policy Dialogue on Refugees and Migrants has started at the initiative of the Vienna-based King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue in Athens with the participation of 44 institutions from 18 countries in Europe to discuss the current trends of refugee and migration policies in Europe and the challenges faced by policymakers in Europe in general and the European Union in particular, and active grass-roots institutions and to address these challenges and expand their participation so as to exchange different views on how best to cooperate more effectively and harness appropriate tools and methods, it was reported here today.

Representatives of popular institutions, policymakers, researchers, leaders and religious institutions participated in the Forum, which took place yesterday, and actively contributed to the development of social integration projects for refugees and migrants across Europe as this is the first such dialogue between institutions of religious and humanitarian values and policy makers on the subject of refugees and migrants.

Source: Saudi Press Agency