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October 28, 2015

Video: Responding to the Refugee Crisis in Southeast Europe

On October 13, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative and the United Macedonian Diaspora hosted a panel discussion on the short- and long-term effects of the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis on the legal systems and security of the Western Balkan countries. Ambassadors of the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Serbia to the United States and president of the United Macedonian Diaspora discussed the current challenges in the Balkans and how the national and international communities are responding to the crisis. A senior advisor from ABA ROLI’s Middle East and North Africa division also talked about her experience with providing assistance to refugees fleeing Syria in Turkey. You can watch video of the discussion below.