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17.04.00 – EUROPE

SERBIA / REFUGEES

As Hungary builds a fence on its border with Serbia and the situation at the border between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYRoM) and Greece is increasingly precarious, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling on the EU to open legal channels to allow vulnerable people to find protection in Europe. UNHCR

21 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / CALAIS MIGRANTS

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees welcomed the joint Franco-British declaration on the situation in Calais and the associated action plan announced today. UNHCR / FILE

20 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / REFUGEE CRISIS

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Greece is accelerating dramatically and has now reached the 160,000 mark. More refugees and migrants arrived in Greece during the month of July  than during the whole last year. UNTV CH

18 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GEVGELIJA / MIGRANTS CRISIS

Thousands of refugees and migrants cross every day from Greece into Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYRoM) only to face long and chaotic waiting lines as they queue to get registered with the border police. UNHCR

17 Aug 2015 | Read More »

ITALY / MIGRANTS SHIPWRECK SURVIVORS

Survivors of the latest shipwreck in the Mediterranean arrived in Palermo, Sicily. Out of estimated 600 people who boarded a fishing boat in Libya only 367 survived when the vessel capsized. UNHCR

13 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / GEORGIA

Seven years after the signing of a ceasefire agreement between Georgia and the Russian Federation, Georgian Ambassador Kaha Imnadze said that 20 percent of the territory still remains under "illegal Russian occupation." UNIFEED-UNTV

12 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / EUROPE REFUGEE CRISIS

UNHCR today said the situation in which refugees find themselves upon landing on the Greek shores is “totally shameful” and called on the Greek authorities “to  assume leadership in the response.” UNTV CH

7 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / MALAYSIA MH17

At a Security Council session today, Russia vetoed a resolution to establish an international tribunal to prosecute the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 passengers, over eastern Ukraine one year ago. UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

IMF / LAGARDE PRESSER

In an online press conference, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that China's economy is prepared to withstand market turmoil. Her comments follow efforts by the Chinese government to bolster markets following recent volatility.  IMF / RECENT

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

IMF / EUROZONE

The International Monetary Fund says the euro area recovery is strengthening, but the weak outlook over the next 7 to 10 years calls for a stronger collective push to create the conditions for stronger growth.  IMF / RECENT

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

 

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