The G20 Leaders’ Declaration on Migration

T20 Germany  
Policy Initiative: Other
4. August 2017

International migration has effectively entered the G20 agenda only two years ago. When Turkey hosted the Antalya Summit in November 2015, it had also recently become host to several million refugees, mostly from Syria – some of whom were moving on to the Balkans and further to Western Europe. Accordingly, the Antalya Communiqué describes the "ongoing refugee crisis" as a global concern and uses rather specific language in calling for burden-sharing among states and more support for refugees, including through additional humanitarian and development assistance and third-country resettlement. In a comment for the T20 Germany blog series "What remains of the G20 Hamburg Summit ?", Matthias Lücke of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW Kiel) comments on the G20 outcomes on migration.

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