Related News Stories


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



Myanmar: New UN envoy offers to serve ‘as a bridge’, recognizes ‘positive steps’ over Rakhine state
Focussing on “listening to all sides” the new United Nations Special Envoy on Myanmar praised “recent positive steps” taken by the government and United Nations to try and ensure the eventual ...

‘Worst devastation I have seen,’ says UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie, as she visits West Mosul
After visiting the shattered streets of West Mosul over the weekend, the long-standing United Nations Refugee Agency envoy, Angelina Jolie, said that she had never seen such devastation, in her 17-yea...

Assault on key Yemeni port would endanger 300,000 children and ‘choke off’ aid for millions more: UNICEF chief
Any attack on the key Yemeni port of Hodeida would deepen one of the world’s worst malnutrition crises and put the lives of an estimated 300,000 children at risk, said the head of the United Nations...

‘Highly explosive’ escalation of conflict and displacement across Syria’s Idlib, says top UN official
The situation inside Syria’s Idlib threatens to become “highly explosive” amid an uptick in conflict between armed groups and a spike in the number of people displaced inside the war-torn countr...

UN humanitarian coordinator condemns Central African Republic hospital attack as 'inhuman and unworthy'
Weapon-toting militiamen forced their way into a hospital in the conflict-ridden Central African Republic (CAR) on Saturday; an act that was condemned by the United Nations humanitarian coordinator o...


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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Editorial: Lost in Externalization Fantasyland
Despite a flurry of last-minute initiatives it looks likely that there will be no significant agreement on migration at the June European Council. Indeed, at the COREPER meeting of EU Member State Amb...

Hungarian Parliament adopts bills to criminalize assistance of migrants
On World Refugee Day, June 20 the Hungarian Parliament adopted bill T/333 a new version of the 2018 Anti-NGO package criminalizing lawyers and activists providing assistance for asylum seekers who cou...

Merkel negotiating CEAS amid government coalition melt-down
The German Minister of Interior, Horst Seehofer sparked a crisis between Christian Democrats (CDU) and sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU) with his 63 point “migration master plan” that...

Forced displacement at record high of 68.5 million, UNHCR Global Trends report reveals
UNHCR released its Global Trends report this week to coincide with World Refugee Day, detailing the latest statistics on forced displacement across the world. According to the report, over 68.5 millio...

ECRE/ELENA Legal Note on Ageing Out and Family Reunification
ECRE and the ELENA Network have published a new Legal Note on the right of unaccompanied children who “age out” to family reunification in light of international and EU law. The relevant moment fo...


Interim Operations Manager – Hackney Migrants Centre

Location: London (Hackney) Salary: £32,728 – £35,006 including London Weighting pro rata HOURS: 3 or 4 days  per week DURATION OF POST: 6 months from mid-August Deadline: 09 July 2018 Hack...


Communications Manager – InsightShare

Days: 3 days a week (with potential to grow) Hours: flexible* Start: July 2018 End: ongoing Location: flexible* Salary range: £100-130 per day (22-30K per year pro rata) Deadline: 1st July 2018 8 ...


Volunteer fundraisers (music festivals) – AVID

AVID (the Association of visitors to immigration detainees) is fundraising with the Workers Beer Company, which allows charities to raise funds by staffing a bar at a festival over the summer.  AV...


New campaign: MPs not Border Guards

Following a pretty shocking story late last year about MPs reporting constituents to immigration enforcement officers, Global Justice Now and Migrants Organise are launching a new campaign to end t...


MRN London survey, and winner announcement!

Last month we launched our London Survey, a consultation designed to help MRN draw together our plans and help shape future collaborations and strategies for our work in the capital. Huge thanks to...