Showing posts with label IOM. Show all posts
Showing posts with label IOM. Show all posts

Friday, January 26, 2018

At least 30 Africans drown off Yemen after boat capsized: IOM

At least 30 Africans drown off Yemen after boat capsized
At least 30 African refugees and migrants drowned off the coast of Yemen this week in a boat heading towards Djibouti operated by smugglers who are reported to have fired on passengers, the United Nations said Friday.

Friday, January 5, 2018

2017 Mediterranean Refugee Arrivals Down by Almost Half

A total of 171,635 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea
A total of 171,635 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea during 2017 compared with 363,504 arrivals across the region in 2016, according to the UN migration agency on Friday.

Friday, October 20, 2017

EU states to pump "sufficient" money to stem illegal migration: Tusk

 illegal migration from North Africa
Member states of the European Union (EU) will pump "sufficient" money into a trust fund to stem illegal migration from North Africa, European Council President Donald Tusk said  on Thursday.

Friday, August 11, 2017

UN chief saddened by forced drownings of scores of African migrants

forced drownings of scores of African migrants
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "heart-broken" on Thursday following reports that smugglers, taking Horn of Africa migrants to Yemen, forced the victims off boats into the sea, resulting in the drowning of more than 50 migrants.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

29 drown as smugglers push migrants into sea off Yemen: IOM

Smugglers forced 120 Somali and Ethiopian migrants into rough seas off Yemen
Smugglers forced 120 Somali and Ethiopian migrants into rough seas off Yemen, leaving 29 dead and 22 missing, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hundreds of migrants under "slave market" conditions in North Africa, UN agency says

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday warned that hundreds of migrants are being held under "slave market" conditions in North Africa, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at UN headquarter.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Over 300 migrant deaths on way to Europe in first two months of 2017, UN reports

An estimated 366 migrants died at sea during their Mediterranean journey to Europe in the first 53 days of 2017, down from 425 of the comparable period of last year, the United Nations migration agency said Friday.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trudeau welcomes refugees after Trump's executive order issued

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Saturday extended Canada's welcome to refugees a day after US President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning people from seven countries from entering the United States.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

UN urges US to continue 'long tradition' of welcoming refugees

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Saturday urged the United States to continue its "long tradition" of accepting asylum seekers, after newly-minted President Donald Trump signed a sweeping new decree to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough new controls on travelers from seven Muslim countries.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

ΜΕΣΟΓΕΙΟΣ: Η ΠΙΟ ΦΟΝΙΚΗ ΔΙΑΔΡΟΜΗ ΓΙΑ ΤΟΥΣ ΜΕΤΑΝΑΣΤΕΣ

Η ΠΙΟ ΦΟΝΙΚΗ ΔΙΑΔΡΟΜΗ ΓΙΑ ΤΟΥΣ ΜΕΤΑΝΑΣΤΕΣ
Τη ζωή τους έχουν χάσει συνολικά 4.027 μετανάστες και πρόσφυγες από την αρχή του έτους στην προσπάθεια να διασχίσουν τη Μεσόγειο, αλλά και σε διαδρομές στη βόρεια Αφρική καθώς και στα σύνορα Τουρκίας-Συρίας.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Saturday, December 5, 2015

US to offer US$24 mln in assistance for European refugees

The U.S. announced on Friday that it will provide humanitarian assistance worth nearly 24 million U.S. dollars to help refugees and migrants in Europe, the U.S. State Department said.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

UN voices renewed alarm at European border restrictions as stranded refugees and migrants protest

UN, 24 November 2015 – Just days after warning that European border restrictions based on national profiling are endangering refugees and migrants, especially children, the United Nations refugee agency said today that 1,000 people are already stuck at crossing points, with 60 of them on hunger strike and 11 reported to have stitched up their mouths in protest.

Friday, November 20, 2015

European border restrictions endanger refugees, migrants, especially children, UN agencies warn

European restrictions on refugees and migrant movements after last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, including national profiling, are endangering many, especially children, as the bite of winter takes hold, United Nations agencies warned today, calling on Governments to provide more reception centres and decent accommodation.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Europe’s migrant crisis: More than 520 000 arrivals in Europe by sea in 2015 so far ( IOM)

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on September 29 that it estimates that about 522 000 migrants and refugees have arrived in Europe by sea since the beginning of 2015.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.