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UN / BAN MIGRANTS DEATHS

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday said he is "horrified and heartbroken as refugees and migrants are losing their lives in the Mediterranean, Europe and beyond." UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / MIGRANTS

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau urged the European Union to regain its borders from smugglers and establish a human rights-based, coherent and comprehensive migration policy with mobility as its central asset.  OHCHR

25 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / GREECE ASYLUM CRISIS

On average 1,000 refugees are now arriving on the Greek islands every day creating an unprecedented emergency for Greece and other countries, the UN refugee agency warned on Friday. UNHCR / FILE

10 Jul 2015 | Read More »

HAITI / BORDER SITUATION

Persons of Haitian origin leaving the Dominican Republic are concerned about the future, according to a UN Police Officer stationed at a border crossing between the two countries.   MINUSTAH

10 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / EU MIGRANTS DECISION

United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) welcomed the decision by the European Council to relocate 40,000 people in need of international protection and to resettle 20,000 refugees. UNTV CH

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

STRASBOURG / BAN COUNCIL OF EUROPE

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called on the Council of Europe "to advocate for the protection and rights of people who flee conflict, persecution, entrenched poverty or lack of access to decent work." COUNCIL OF EUROPE

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

ITALY / REFUGEES IRISH VESSEL

As of June, there have been around 112,000 refugee and migrant arrivals in Europe via the Mediterranean in 2015. On Tuesday, an Irish navy vessel rescued  400 people, bringing them to Southern Italy. Among them were children and pregnant women. UNHCR

17 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / MIGRANTS RIGHTS

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said that attitudes to migrants and their plight must be changed. He said the EU “needs, and should welcome, more migration at all skill-levels." UNTV CH

15 Jun 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / YEMEN EVACUEES

95 Somali nationals who were evacuated from Yemen by the International Migration Organization (IOM) arrived safely in Mogadishu on 18 May. UNSOM

19 May 2015 | Read More »

ITALY / MIGRANTS SURVIVORS

Italian official vessel today rescued some 450 people from a boat that has sailed from Egypt on its way to Europe. UNHCR

22 Apr 2015 | Read More »

 

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