In a media note released by the Office of the Spokesperson, it was announced that Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources, Ms. Verma, is scheduled to meet with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Mr. Filippo Grandi. The meeting is set to take place on Thursday, May 11, 2023.
The primary agenda of the meeting will revolve around discussions concerning the current situation in the Western Hemisphere, with a specific emphasis on the lifting of Title 42. Both parties will also engage in exchanging notes on the global humanitarian situation and reviewing global refugee resettlement operations.
This meeting holds significant importance as it provides an opportunity for key stakeholders to address crucial matters related to refugee protection and humanitarian efforts. Deputy Secretary Verma and UNHCR Chief Grandi are expected to hold constructive dialogues aimed at promoting collaboration and effective strategies to address the ongoing challenges in the Western Hemisphere and beyond.
Further details and outcomes of the meeting will be communicated as they become available.
Stay tuned for updates on this important diplomatic engagement.