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



A year on from Yemen talks breakthrough, top UN Envoy hails ‘shift’ towards peace, despite setbacks
When warring parties in Yemen met in a renovated castle outside the Swedish capital last December for UN-brokered talks, they showed that perhaps there could be a way out of brutal conflict and the wo...

Unprecedented humanitarian crisis in Mali revealed in new report
Escalating violence and insecurity in Mali have sparked an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, rendering 3.9 million people in need of assistance and protection – an increase of 700,000 since the beg...

Thursday’s Daily Brief: South Sudan floods, Somalis leave Yemen, LATAM economic slowdown
In today’s Daily Brief: Flooding could push millions in South Sudan into humanitarian crisis, Somalis return home from war-torn Yemen; historically low growth in Latin American and Caribbean economi...

South Sudan famine threat: UN food security agency in ‘race against time’
The World Food Programme (WFP) is warning against potential famine in South Sudan as hunger deepens due to drought, floods and an uncertain political future. ...

North Korea missile tests ‘deeply troubling’: senior UN official
Recent developments concerning North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes are “deeply troubling”, the UN’s Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific sai...


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: Making a Positive ImPACT – a Functioning European Asylum Policy Must Start with… Europe
Now in place, the new Commission needs to decide how it will approach asylum and migration – and whether it will embark on a new path, as urged by ECRE. The two Commissioners in charge, Margaritis S...

EU – Africa Relations: New Commission, Same Toolbox
New President of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen and Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen visited Ethiopia to strengthen the EU’s partnership with the major refu...

Humanitarian Corridors: An Italian Model for the European Union?
After Pope Frances visited a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos last week, his aide brought 33 refugees back to Rome where they will be hosted by the Vatican and the Community of Sant’Egidio...

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Authorities Remove Hundreds from Notorious Vucjak Camp
On December 11 authorities in Bosnia-Herzegovina carried out operations to remove between 600 and 700 people from the Vucjak camp near the countries northern border with Croatia. The removal follows w...

Greece: Six People Found Dead in Evros Region while Authorities Prop Up Border Security
The corpses of six people who had entered Greece irregularly were discovered between December 5 and 8 in the Evros region. Greek authorities are reportedly considering to extend an existing iron fence...


Letter to the Prime Minister- Your Words Matter

In partnership with the3million, we wrote to the Prime Minister on the eve of the General Election, asking him to apologise for his comments scapegoating EU citizens and migrants. In an interview w...


Comment: Immigration policy: How open will Britain be?

Fizza Qureshi, the co-CEO of Migrants’ Rights Network, said the organisation was disappointed by some proposals from leading parties which suggested they would be ending free movement. It will le...


Workshops- Telling our own stories

A seven-week programme for migrants and refugees campaigning on issues that effect them and their communities. About this Event Join us every Saturday between 1 February and 14 March 2020 on a seve...


Migrant, refugee & BAME Communities- Promote the Migrant Vote

With the General Election looming, we want to ensure all eligible migrant/ refugees and those from BME background are registered to vote. So, join the Migrants’ Rights Network, Arhag Housing ...


Comment: Faith & community groups working with the Home Office to assist removals

Our comment condemning the practice of faith and community organisations assisting the Home Office with deporting undocumented migrants Fizza Qureshi “The extent to which the Home Office is infil...