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Municipality o f Quilmes (Argentina) | PROFILE 2022 MIGRATION GOVERNANCE

30 Jan 2024

The role of local governments, not only in the management of migration at the local level, but also in realizing the urban dimensions of the 2030 Agenda, has been recognized in the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III Conference in Quito (Ecuador), the Global Compact for Migration, and the Call to Local Action, to mention a few. [...] As of July 2022, the Directorate for Migrants and the Directorate of International Relations are under the umbrella of the Directorate General for Institutional Relations (attached to the Secretariat of Communication and Institutional Relations) for the purpose of coordinating the work of those entities. [...] The working party includes the authorities of the Directorate for Migrants, the 23 More information on DNM is available on the website of the Ministry of the Interior. [...] The Secretariat of Children and Social Development applies national and international guidelines for protecting and restoring the rights of unaccompanied children and adolescents, such as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Law on the Comprehensive Protection of the Rights of Children and Adolescents (Law No. [...] As previously mentioned, however, in 2020 the municipality joined the Cities of Solidarity Network – implemented with the involvement of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) – and this coordination has meanwhile led to the publication of the Guide to Rights for Migrants and Refugees; the launch of initiatives to assist the Senegalese, Venezuelan and Colombian com.
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