Related News Stories


Migration and refugee related news stories from key organisations are listed below:



Pledging ongoing UN support during visit to cyclone-hit areas, Guterres praises resilience of Mozambicans
Determined children learning in classes without roofs, resilient women farming without tools or much land, and grateful people who survived a cyclone that destroyed their livelihoods; on his final day...

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid
Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme ...

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’
Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres on Thursday said “undeniable moral aut...

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province
Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on r...

‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones
As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying the damage wrought by the deadly back-to-back cyclo...


IOM Director General Calls for Action to Save Migrants Lives on International Migrants Day 2014
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IOM Releases New Data on Migrant Fatalities Worldwide: Almost 40,000 Since 2000
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A Future Without Malaria: Healthy Migrants in Malaria-Free Communities
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IOM Peru: Official Statement
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Reaching Migrants is Key to Success in the Global Fight against TB: IOM
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Joint Statement: European Union/Libya: Act Now to Save Lives
European Union/Libya: Act Now to Save Lives Release, Evacuate Detained Refugees and Migrants (Brussels, July 12, 2019) – European Union foreign ministers gathering in Brussels on July 15, 2019, shou...

Op-ed: The EU at the Dock for Crimes against Humanity?
Op-ed by Jens Dieckmann, Senior-Partner of Becher & Dieckmann–Rechtsanwälte (Bonn, Germany). He represented clients at the ICTY and ICC and is currently assigned Common Legal Representative, A...

Interview: Regime Change and Migration Cooperation in the “New Gambia”
Interview with Omar N Cham, PhD candidate at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels. His research focuses on the politics of return migration in his home country, The Gambia. Can you give us a brief overview...

Sea Watch-3 Defies Salvini But Kept from Entering Port
After fourteen days at sea the captain of the rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 entered Italian waters to bring the group they rescued into safety. The EU and Member States are coordinating a solution but Ita...

Denmark: Appeal Board Overturns Withdrawals of Protection Status for Syrians
In six cases involving Syrian nationals with temporary subsidiary protecting status in Denmark the Asylum Appeal Board (Flygtningenaevnet) has overturned decisions by the Danish Immigration Service to...


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BME Women’s Community Leadership Programme

The Real Change Collective (RCC) is a newly established partnership between six organisations: Arhag Housing Association Praxis Community Projects Doctors of the World Olmec Iranian & Kurdish ...


Permanent People’s Tribunal its verdict on the state of migrant rights in the UK to the Prime Minister

On Monday 3rd June a group of supporters of the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) on Violations of the Rights of Migrants presented the ‘deliberation’ of the jury which sat at the London hear...


Announcing exciting staff changes at MRN

Fizza Qureshi has returned from leave (welcome back Fizza!). Moving forwards, Fizza and Jilna Shah (who has been covering Fizza’s leave) will be sharing the CEO role. We are excited about the bre...


No deal Brexit and race

Brexit will happen by default (and law) on 29 March 2019. At the time of writing it is looking unlikely that the government’s Withdrawal Bill will be passed by parliament, and the prospect of a n...