Workshop on the Syrian Refugee Situation

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy Vienna hosted a workshop on the situation of Syrian refugees featuring the Spokesperson for the High Commissioner for Refugees and senior officials from the Austrian Ministry of Interior and the Country Office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Vienna-based diplomats from 30 countries attended, including the countries bordering Syria that are struggling to cope with the numbers of refugees and are urgently in need of massive international support.