High Commissioner to address EU conference on asylum
Briefing Notes, 5 September 2008
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 5 September 2008, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
High Commissioner António Guterres is scheduled to address the upcoming Ministerial Conference on Asylum hosted by the French EU Presidency in Paris on Monday. Ministers responsible for asylum in the 27 EU member states have been invited to attend, along with key civil society representatives.