MULTICULTURALISM INEVITABLE WITH MIGRATION, SAYS IOM CHIEF

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Continued international migration is inevitable and will lead to greater multiculturalism, says Ambassador William Lacy Swing, director general of the International Organization for Migration. The former US ambassador and head of UN peacekeeping operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo tells CNNMoney Switzerland’s Martina Fuchs that the public often fails to recognize the economic contributions of migrants to the global economy. Erroneous stereotypes need to be overcome through education and the dissemination of accurate data, the outgoing chief of the Geneva-based organization affirms.

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