Jozef Merkz — Resident Representative United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Colombia
Jozef Merkz — Resident Representative United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Colombia
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In the current context of COVID 19, with so many refugees and migrants without livelihoods and some desperate to return, it is more important than ever to give a voice to persons on the move. The personal stories collected by TodoSomos will have an important impact on the humanitarian response that is required, promoting inclusion and support for the most vulnerable. Organizations such as the UN Refugee Agency will continue to support TodoSomos to make sure people on the move will be at the center of our humanitarian and protection work. Through the stories we hope to create a better understanding of the so-called ´caminantes´.

We call on the solidarity of the larger public to listen to refugees and migrants and to reach out to them with respect and tolerance. In this context we much appreciate the ´story telling´ initiative of TodoSomos.