World Refugee & Migration Council, officials, urge U.N. Secretary-General to convene Security Council meeting on Ethiopia

The World Refugee and Migration Council sent a letter supported by a long rundown of eminent people to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Dec. 1, saying the circumstance in Ethiopia represents a philanthropic test and could turn into a genuine danger to global harmony and security with the chance of neighboring nations being maneuvered into the contention. 

“We look to you to answer to the Security Council on the disintegrating helpful and outcast circumstance, which is influencing a large number of guiltless regular people and underscores the significance that all sides regard the major standards of philanthropic law,” the letter said. 

It likewise approaches Mr. Guterres and the Security Council to utilize conciliatory channels to reinforce global help for the African Union’s intercession endeavors, just as other local endeavors to finish strife and “stay away from a bloodbath in major metropolitan habitats.” 

The letter was imparted to individuals from the Security Council and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. 

Fen Osler Hampson, leader of the World Refugee and Migration Council and educator at Carleton University in Ottawa, said he trusts the letter squeezes the Secretary-General and individuals from the Security Council. 

It’s a danger to global harmony and security and that is reflected in the way that you have exiles crossing the fringe into Sudan,” Mr. Hampson said. 

A week ago, the UN Security Council met secretly to examine the circumstance in Ethiopia unexpectedly. 

Mr. Hampson said Mr. Guterres has various devices available to him, including assembling the Security Council individuals, and making a reality discovering commission so the global network can all the more likely comprehend what’s going on the ground.