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INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY by Michel Veuthey

18/12/2020. 20 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly established the 18th of December as "The International Migrants Day." Today safe migration and more generally, human mobility are more pressing issues than ever.

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The Rohingya remain desperate for help

30/08/2020. There are now about 1 million people living in five refugee camps of bamboo and plastic shelters over an area equivalent to about a third of Manhattan.

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How COVID-19 impacts migrant

05/01/2020. The unprecedented crisis that COVID-19 is likely to have an effect on the routes and characteristics of both regular and irregular migration.

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Private sector pledges US$250 million in refugee assistance

12/16/2019. The growing role of the private sector in mobilizing vital resources to support millions of refugees worldwide went on show at the Global Refugee Forum in Geneva,

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Migrants from Libya not driven by hope of being rescued

11/19/2019. No valid statistical link exists between the likelihood that migrants will be rescued at sea and the number of attempted Mediterranean crossings, a study has found.

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Back to the Chain Gang

07/08/2019. Lebanon is increasingly mistreating its Syrian refugees, even sending some home to face a terrible fate.

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Worldwide displacement tops 70 million

06/19/2019. This is the highest level that UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has seen in its almost 70 years.

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UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants

04/09/2019. Mr. Grandi said that the stigmatization of refugees and migrants is “unprecedented,” and that traditional responses to refugee crises appear increasingly inadequate.

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VOA Documentary: Displaced

11/15/2018. Behind the walls of the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh to hear their stories of murder and rape

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Nigeria: Malteser International opens 2d centre

01/25/2019. The expansion is a response to the worsening security situation in the region.

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