ECOSOC - Economic & Social Council
European Union


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Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

The delegation of the European Union

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Topic I - Improving the living conditions and future prospects of refugees residing in lesser developed countries

	Improving the living conditions of refugees is considerably important since Europe is in a state of crisis concerning refugees from the Middle East,Africa,South Asia and Western Balkans. These refugees seek refuge in Europe and specifically the European Union. Even though not in the European Union, Turkey hosted 3 million refugees in 2016, the largest population of any country. Most of these fled from conflict in neighbouring Syria, with refugee numbers climbing by nearly half a million - from 2.5 million to 2.9 million - in the space of a year. While Europe hosts almost as many refugees as sub-Saharan Africa, the overall gap between the d...