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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 promoting cooperation and coexistence between Christian and Muslim communities. MINUSCA

16 May 2014 | Read More »

PHILIPPINES/ IOM TYPHOON UPDATE

As the emergency phase in the relief effort following typhoon Haiyan moves into early recovery, International Organization for Migrations (IOM) is intensifying its efforts to provide improved shelter for the hundreds of thousands left homeless in Central Philippines. On Friday, the government of the Philippines said that the number of people dead following one of the [...]

14 Dec 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / IOM MIGRATION REPORT

The Head of Research of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that "only a minority" of migrants worldwide, about 40 percent, migrate from south to north. Laczko was discussing the findings of the World Migration Report 2013: Migrant Well-Being and Development, launched this week by IOM in Geneva. CH UNTV

13 Sep 2013 | Read More »

UN / INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today underlined the role of migrants in accelerating development through remitting funds regularly to their countries of origin. The remittances they send home total more than $300 billion a year, “that figure dwarfs international aid flows,” he said, “they are a source for stability and social cohesion.” UNTV

19 May 2011 | Read More »

AZERBAIJAN / WATER

Water scarcity has become one of mankind’s greatest challenges. In less than twenty years, nearly two billion people could face shortages of this precious resource. One country â€" Azerbaijan â€" has come up with an ingenious solution to its water crisis. UNTV / IOM

3 Jan 2009 | Read More »

 

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