The interview: Furio De Angelis on security and Syrian refugees

UN Flags_sDecember 7, 2015 – Reported by Macleans – Furio De Angelis has spent nearly three decades working for the United Nations High Commisioner for Refugees (UNHCR), with postings in Afghanistan, Turkey, Sudan and Kenya. Now the agency’s representative in Canada, he will be a key point of contact for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals as they attempt to fulfill a central campaign promise: welcoming 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year. Although the details aren’t yet clear, most of the asylum-seekers will be “government-assisted”—those deemed most vulnerable by the United Nations, and whose first year of living expenses will be paid for by Ottawa…click below for the rest of the interview…

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