UN special delegate for refugees, as well as Actress, Angelina Jolie met with Colombian President, Ivan Duque for soliciting for the estimation of 20,000 children of Venezuelan migrants left with uncertain status after their parents escaped their crisis ruined home country. In the summit of the port city of Cartagena, the American actress requested Duque for resolving the legal limbo confronting the children since Colombia does not recognize children automatically born its regions on its territory as nationals.
Jolie claimed, “ the president and I spoke of the risk of statelessness for more than 20,000 Venezuelan children”.
Colombian President, Ivan Duque has backed the international pressure campaign against Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro, also focussed on the urgent requirement for resolving the status of the children.
Since Caracas and Bogota untied the diplomatic relations, the parents attempt to find it tough to register their children in the consulates of Venezuela. Many of the parents are in crooked situations, leaving the status of the children even more unclear, although they do receive basic care.
Directing their status would be “a humanitarian way of giving them opportunities and benefits ”a humanitarian way of giving them opportunities and benefits” said Duque. After visiting a border area, Jolie admired the treatment of Colombia on the Venezuelan migrants, the biggest migratory invasion in Columbian history.
She claimed she had visited badly overpopulated schools and hospitals but had also seen the inspiring humanity “ of local communities”. The Venezuelan crisis instigating Maduro against opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is identified by some 50 nations as the interim leader of the country, has pushed in amid dreadful scarcity of food, medicine, and other basic essential things.
An evaluation claims almost 3.3 million Venezuelans have escaped to other countries. Colombia alone has taken in 1.3 million. Jolie was lead on her two-day trip by UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Kelly Clements, they are to meet to the border department of La Guajira before returning home.