Honorary Chair and former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was honoured with an Exceptional Service Award during Refugee International’s New York Circle: Act for Refugees event on October 13.
Secretary Albright talked at length with MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace about the role of international non-government organizations in assisting refugees the her concerns over current US refugee policy.
“If refugees are helped and provided education and skills they will become very important to the countries where they are going or where they live,” Secretary Albright stressed.
Watch the full discussion here:
.@Madeleine Albright: The cap on refugee resettlement in the U.S. is proposed to be 15k this next year, and it is immoral. As I say, the statue of liberty is weeping. America is strongest when we are a diverse population.— Refugees International (@RefugeesIntl) October 13, 2020