International Migrants Day 2017
Dec 21 2017 | Category: Events UNITEE - Image 2013 © UNITEE

The International Migrants Day, celebrated on the 18th of December, is an occasion to rethink the way we look at migrants and their role within our societies. UNITEE has asked to some prominent European people to share with us an inspirational quote on migrants.
See what they have to say!

Dr. Adem Kumcu, President, UNITEE


Petros Fassoulas, Secretary General, European Movement International (EMI)


                                                                                                                            Assita Kanko, Politician

Diogo Pinto, Director, European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) and Member, Spinelli Group

Caroline Petit, Deputy Director, United Nations Regional Information Center for Europe

Klaus Heeger, Secretary General, European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions (CESI)

Thomas Huddleston, Research Director, Migration Policy Group –


Sunil Prasad, Secretary General, Europe India Chamber of Commerce (EICC)

Josette Dijkhuizen, ENPower Developer and Coordinator

Equinet, European Network of Equality Bodies –

Giovanni Collot, Editor In Chief, The New European

Shada Islam, Director Europe & Geopolitics, Friends of Europe

Patrick Gibbels, Secretary General, European Small Business Alliance (ESBA)

Arnaldo Abruzzini, CEO, EUROCHAMBRES

Brando Benifei, Member, European Parliament

                                            Marine Cornelis, Secretary General, National Energy Ombudsmen Network (NEON)

Eugenio Ambrosi, Director, IOM Regional Office for the European Economic Area

Fares Al Qadi, Event Manager, The Refugee Company

Jose Carreira, Executive Director, European Asylum Support Office (EASO)

David Borrelli, Member, European Parliament

Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU Commisioner, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship

Claudia Bonamini, Policy and Advocacy Officer, Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)


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