Mexico joins the TENT Alliance to provide work for refugees and migrants – El Sol de México

The refugees, migrants and the population in a context of mobility show to be a source of talent very important for the private sector in Mexico to meet the personnel needs that are not covered in the country and is complementary to that of the mexicans.

This is how he explained it Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS), Marath Bolaños López, within the framework of the launch of the operations of TENT MexicoTo generate business coalitions in favor of refugees and migrants.

He announced that shortly, the department under his charge will launch the labor mobility microsite “Mexico employs you”where people looking for work can register their profile labor and access formal jobs.

This site joins the Employment Portal, the Job Board and Job Fairs so that the migrant and refugee population can attend events and access employment in accordance with their work profile, said the Secretary of Labor.

TENT Partnership for Refugeesis a global alliance of companies that aims to economically integrate refugees.

The alliance is made up of more than 350 companies from various sectors. It has a presence in Germany, Canada, Colombia, Spain, United States, France, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom and now, in Mexico.

The Chancellor Alicia Bárcena Ibarra spoke about the importance of the effective and empathetic integration of refugees and migrants into society and the economy through safe and orderly routes of labor mobility.

He stated that “work is the master key to combat inequality and the poverty. What our migrants experience, we should not see them like this, because we must all be included in society, the important thing is job. AND“This alliance of government, society, employers and workers, we can achieve it,” he expressed.

At the start of TENT Mexico are 50 companies technology, health, e-commerce and retail sectors as well as logistics, hospitality and food those that seek to generate 10 thousand jobs in the coming years for migrants and refugees.

This contributes to achieving greater social cohesion, reduce economic burdens on the state and promote the successful social integration of refugees.

Present at this inaugural event were founder of TENT, Hamdi Ulukaya, just like him general director president of the Executive Council of FEMSA, José Antonio Fernández Carbajal.

Also the global director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Amy Pope; he United States ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar and the UNHCR representative in Mexico, Giovanni Lepri.

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