The UN chief is in the Ethiopian capital to attend the annual African Union summit, which brings together Heads of State from across the continent. This year’s event, which begins on Sunday, will focus on the issue of refugees and internally displaced persons.
“Focus on People” IOM Regional Director Tells Key Academic Conference in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
With over one billion people on the move globally, and 250 million international migrants, the scale of the migration phenomenon often masks the fact that every migrant has a unique story.
Rebel violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is escalating inside the vast country’s Ebola-hit North Kivu province, putting millions at risk, the United Nations refugee agency warned on Friday.
The arrival of nearly 700,000 Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar beginning 25 August 2017 was one of the largest ever population influxes over such a short span of time.
The Migration “Crisis” Is Not What It Seems: The Current Opportunity of Migration to the EU and Elsewhere
Aging populations are putting a heightened burden on the workforce which is needed to fund the pensions, healthcare and social security for an unprecedented number of elderly dependents.
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) on Friday, July 13, 2008, heralded the completion of the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) as an important milestone that will improve international cooperation on migration. “This is not the end of the undertaking but… Read More ›
The UN Refugee Agency’s annual Global Trends study found 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017, more people than the population of Thailand. Refugees who have fled their countries to escape conflict… Read More ›