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The world is facing a serious humanitarian crisis, caused by the influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees from crisis areas in the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe.
In view of recent developments around the world, the World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments would like to express it solidarity with all those that are forced to leave their home seeking a better livelihood and a secure place for their families.
The first Mayoral Forum on Migration, Mobility and Development, held in Barcelona on 19-20 June, agreed that migration is a rising phenomenon, in particular urban and cross-border migration.
Barcelona, 20 June (EFE) .- The participants of the first Mayoral Forum on Migration, Mobility and Development held today in Barcelona have agreed that the Forum should demonstrate continuity and is to be held next year in the city of Quito (Ecuador).
The Barcelona Declaration, signed by representatives from cities and international organisations gathered in the Catalan capital, underlines the importance of local authorities in terms of integration for migrants, and calls for further recognition of this role.
United Cities and Local Governments, the world local and regional government organisation, is recruiting a Project Officer to work at its World Secretariat in Barcelona, Spain.