News headlines for “Immigration”

  1. New support needed amid preparations for Ukraine’s third wartime winter

    - UN News

    A new $100 million financial contribution will be given to support displaced and war-affected people in Ukraine as they prepare for the third winter since the start of Russia’s invasion, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi announced on Thursday during his third wartime visit to Kharkiv.

  2. The UK’s Chance for Change

    - Inter Press Service

    LONDON, Jul 15 (IPS) - The political tide has turned in the UK – and civil society will be hoping for an end to government hostility.

    The 4 July general election ended 14 years of rule by the right-wing Conservative party. The centre-left Labour party has returned to power, winning 411 out of 650 parliamentary seats.

  3. HLPF 2024: Protecting Civic Space Critical for SDGs Success

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Jul 12 (IPS) - Each year the international community comes together at the UN’s headquarters in New York to take stock of progress on sustainable development. This year’s High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is being held between 8 and 18 July. Representatives from 36 countries, as per the UN HLPF websitewill showcase their achievements on commitments outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, presenting their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs).

  4. Overwhelmed Healthcare Systems in Gaza Struggle Through Evacuation Orders

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Jul 12 (IPS) - For nine months, over 2 million people in the Gaza Strip have been forcibly displaced in the wake of the armed conflict between Israel and Hamas. The ongoing fighting and displacement have put significant strain on humanitarian organizations on the ground to address even basic health needs.

  5. UAE Complicit in Sudan Slaughter

    - Inter Press Service

    LONDON, Jul 11 (IPS) - Sudan is the scene of unimaginable suffering. As war between army and militia continues, civilians are paying the highest price. Both sides are killing non-combatants and committing gross human rights crimes.

  6. Forced Deportations Leave Afghan Women in Dire Poverty

    - Inter Press Service

    Jul 09 (IPS) - Sarai e Shamali camp in Kabul is a temporary refugee shelter. The camp receives on average 100 Afghans a day, forcibly returned from Pakistan and Iran where most had sought asylum when the Taliban took over power in Afghanistan three years ago.

  7. ‘Off-the-charts awe inspiring’ Refugee Paralympic Team heading to Paris

    - UN News

    Eight athletes and one guide runner are set to compete in the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games as the largest-ever Refugee Paralympic Team, the International Paralympic Committee announced on Tuesday.

  8. Arbitrary detentions and impunity widespread in Libya, warns UN’s Türk

    - UN News

    The desperate plight of migrants and refugees tortured, trafficked and sold “at scale” in Libya took centre stage at the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Tuesday, where UN rights chief Volker Türk urged the international community to consider halting its agreement with the north African country on asylum seekers and migration.

  9. Lebanon’s Deep Healthcare Crisis Exposed through Communicable Diseases

    - Inter Press Service

    BEIRUT & TORONTO, Jul 08 (IPS) - This summer is bringing an additional challenge to the public health front in Lebanon, along with higher-than-normal temperatures.

  10. Emergence of a New Proletariat

    - Inter Press Service

    ROME, Jul 08 (IPS) - Immigrants are essential to Europe’s economic survival. They are needed for doing the jobs that most Europeans no longer want to do. Jobs that involve manual labor in agriculture and industry; or providing home help, care for the elderly; or working un-social hours in the catering business.

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