Related News Stories


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



Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali
Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Venezuelans; UN urges Yemen’s warring...

UN refugee chief impressed with Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to plight of fleeing Venezuelans
While praising the “efficient, coordinated, humane and innovative response” by Brazil on behalf of fleeing Venezuelans, the UN refugee chief has said that the sheer number of those on the run is p...

Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day
The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chief said in his message for World Humanitarian Da...

Terrorism survivors: ‘I lived in fear that I would be killed’
To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism this coming Wednesday, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa to intervie...

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF
The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generati...


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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Policy Note: Border Procedures Not A Panacea
ECRE’S assessment of proposals for increasing or mandatory use of border procedures The use of border procedures to determine whether a person requires international protection, while permitted ...

Policy Note: Migration Mission Creep?
ECRE’S assessment of the emerging role of CSDP missions in forced displacement and migration The recent discussion about the extension of the mandate of EUNAVOR MED Operation Sophia, the EU’s ...

ECRE Legal Note: Reforming Legal Assistance in Austria: An End to Independent Provision?
ECRE’S call for withdrawal of that severely restrict access to independent legal assistance. Quality legal assistance and representation throughout the asylum process is at the core of fair, tra...

ECRE Policy Note: Return Policy: Desperately Seeking Evidence and Balance
ECRE’s assessment of latest developments in EU policy and law of returns. Since 2015 the European Commission and Member States have put considerable efforts into making returns more “effective...

ECRE Working Paper: Education as an Instrument of Integration for Refugee Millennials in the European Union
The aim of this paper is to analyse the importance of education as a tool of integration and to focus on the specific challenges Refugee Millennials (RMs) face in Italy. The paper also considers how e...


MRN comment on Priti Patel’s appointment

Jilna Shah, the co-CEO for Migrants’ Rights Network, also expressed concern over Patel’s appointment. Jilna Shah wants the current immigration policies to be “completely and radically overhau...


Vacancy- London Project Manager

MRN is seeking a London Project Manager This exciting post will suit a candidate with the confidence and zeal to build collaboration with migrants, refugees, community organisations of diverse back...


Working Across the Lines

Working Across the Lines is a scoping initiative by Voice4Change England and Migrants’ Rights Network. It explores how advocates, activists and others in race equality, migrants’ rights, and re...


Trustee Opportunities

We are looking for trustees for the following roles: Chair of Trustees Treasurer Fundraising Click on the links above for more details. If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and a cov...


MRN’s London Network talks Intersectionality and Migrants’ Rights

Mumbi Nkonde It’s thirty years since Kimberle Crenshaw theorised the concept of Intersectionality. On this anniversary, she has been holding discussions to reflect on the theory in practise and a...