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ITALY / LAMPEDUSA MIGRANTS (2)

Italian doctors struggle to help the injured and burned migrants arriving at Lampedusa. UNHCR

17 Apr 2015 | Read More »

ITALY / LAMPEDUSA MIGRANTS WRAP

Nearly 70 migrants, the vast majority of which suffered heavy burns, have been rescued by the Italian coastguard after two days on the Mediterranean Sea. The victims were found on board a half-inflated rubber dinghy that had set sail from Libya. UNHCR-UNTV CH

17 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / MIGRANTS DEATHS

Reacting to the news that 400 migrants have died off the coast of Libya when their boat capsized, the top United Nations Crime official Yury Fedotov, said "people are dying despite all our efforts and that is unacceptable. We need to pass from the words to the action as soon as possible.” UNIFEED UNTV  

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / LIBYA HUMAN RIGHTS

The United Nations human rights chief has called the mass beheading of Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya as a "vile crime" targeting people on the basis of their religion. UNTV CH

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / MIGRANTS

The year 2014 was the deadliest year on record for migration, the head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), said today. UNIFEED

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIGRANT DEATHS

A new report by the International Organization on Migration (IOM) indicates that 4,077 migrants died in 2014 trying to reach their destination, almost double the recorded figures from a year before. UNIFEED – UNTV

3 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / MIGRANT HUMAN RIGHTS

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said that the people smugglers who allegedly sank a migrant boat in the Mediterranean last week - causing the death of 300 to 500 people -must be brought to justice and urged Egypt and other North African and European states to carry out a thorough investigation and to do [...]

19 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / IRAQ WRAP

UN aid agencies and partners are deeply alarmed by the situation in northern Iraq and in particular the situation of vulnerable minority groups, including the Yezidi, Christian and Turkomen communities. UNTV CH/UNIFEED-UNTV

8 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / LIBYA MIGRANTS

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says that migrants who arrived in Sicily last weekend, after a treacherous journey by boat from Libya, have been talking about their 'nightmare voyage', which left as many as 180 people dead. UNTV CH

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

CAR / IOM CASH FOR WORK

IOM’s cash-for-work street cleaning project with local youths in Bangui, the capital of the Central African is underway, aimed at┬ápromoting cooperation and coexistence between Christian and Muslim communities. MINUSCA

16 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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