October 18, 2017 is the International Migrant´s Day. It is observed since 2000 when the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Their Families. It is observed across the globe by intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations proclaiming human rights and fundamental freedoms of migrants.
On this occasion, IFS-EMMAUS participates in the Global Migration Film Festival organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The Festival is taking place in the period December 5 – 18, 2017 showing 30 feature films and documentaries in over 100 countries. In Sarajevo, this Day shall be observed with film screening of two documentaries on migration in the Western Balkans, and panel discussion of experts, policy makers and practitioners engaged in in assisting migrants in the region to highlight successful approaches to address migrant vulnerabilities.
Join us in observing The International Migrant’s Day!
December 18, 2017 – Kriterion Cinema City, Sarajevo at 18:00 hours