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Senegal: Blogging Mayor Proposes North-South Talks on Migrations

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Reflecting on Senegal's drowned migrant crisis [1]and migrations towards the West in general, Robert Sagna, the Mayor of Ziguinchor [2], Senegal blogs (Fr): “Developed countries (…) build quasi-impenetrable walls through “visas”. Visas (…) are not the right solution. (…) The youth from the South has chosen emigration. It is our responsibility to make sure that is not the only choice. Then let's make sure that migrations are not “chosen” but “organized” through a North-South dialogue [3]. (…) Repression can never be a good durable solution, it makes things worse.”