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1 First Anniversary of the Refugees and Migrant Declaration
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

25 September 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — One year after world leaders adopted a New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, the United Nations Secretary-General said that “while much has been accomplished, a lot of work remains.” On September 20, 2016, the world met in New York to underscore the need to protect milli...

Created on 2017-09-25 22:26:50
2 Guterres Libya Slavery Reax
( UN Main Bodies )

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21 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said he was “horrified at news reports and video footage showing African migrants in Libya reportedly being sold as slaves” and called upon all “competent authorities to investigate these activities without delay and to bri...

Created on 2017-11-21 23:36:55
3 IOM Update on Myanmar
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

20 October 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said thousands of Rohingya refugees coming from Myanmar were moved last night in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district after having spent up to four days stranded near the border.

Created on 2017-10-20 19:17:56
4 Mexico Migration Swing
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

7 December 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — At the end of preparatory meetings on the Global Compact for Migration in the Mexican city of Puerto Vallarta, UN Special Representative for International Migration Louise Arbour said the question of whether the compact would infringe on state sovereignty “has been put to bed.”

Created on 2017-12-07 22:36:05
5 Migration Compact Session Opens Mexico
( UN Development News )

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5 December 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Special Representative for International Migration, Louise Arbour, said migration policies must be based on fact not perception adding that “de-humanizing” language and “pejorative talk of illegal immigrants which block reasoned discussion about the motives and the needs of ind...

Created on 2017-12-05 23:21:04
6 Trump OHCHR Reax
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

12 January 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Speaking to journalists in Geneva, Colville said that “these are shocking and shameful comments from the President of the United States. Sorry, but there is no other word one can use but ‘racist’. You cannot dismiss entire countries and continents as ‘shitholes’ whose entire p...

Created on 2018-01-12 22:11:10
7 UNHCR Supports French Port Overflowing with Refugees
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

1 December 2014, Calais, France | Shari Nijman – 2500 asylum seekers, stranded in a rainy port between France and the United Kingdom. These are refugees, mostly from northern Africa and the Middle East, hoping for a chance to reach England.

Created on 2014-12-01 23:00:01
8 UNICEF Report on Migrant Children
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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2 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — A new report released by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) called “A Deadly Journey for Children: The Central Mediterranean Migrant Route” provides an in-depth look at the extreme risks facing refugee and migrant children as they make the perilous jo...

Created on 2017-03-02 17:44:31

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