Monday, September 27, 2021

Italy announces humanitarian corridor to bring 500 migrants from Libya

Italy announces humanitarian corridor to bring 500 migrants from Libya

ROME – Italy is to sign a protocol to bring 500 migrants from Libya to Italy. The move was announced by the Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese during a conference in Rome called “Governing Migration: The Best Practice of Humanitarian Corridors.”

The accord involves the UNHCR and will also be managed with Rome’s Community of Sant’Egidio and the Waldensians. Participants at the conference included Perugia-Città della Pieve Archbishop and Italian Bishops’ Conference (CEI) President Gualtiero Bassetti, and Community of Sant’Egidio President Marco Impagliazzo.