Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) has officially launched a dedicated refugee stream for human rights defenders
Today, The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of , Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) announced the launch of a dedicated refugee stream to provide a safe haven for human rights defenders at risk who are fleeing persecution in their home country.
- identify human rights defenders who face security risks and are in need of resettlement
- find solutions for human rights defenders in need of protection.
- particularly focus on people at high risk
Word of the Day:Haven: a place of safety