News headlines for “Immigration”

  1. UNHCR chief urges support for Bangladesh to save Rohingya lives, ‘build hope’

    - UN News

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    Wrapping up a five-day mission to Bangladesh, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees appealed on Wednesday for sustained and predictable support for Rohingya refugees and their host communities.

  2. Private Sector Needed as Addressing Education in Emergencies is Everyones Business

    - Inter Press Service

    Davos, May 23 (IPS) - Against a backdrop of ongoing social changes, education is becoming increasingly important for success in life. But with disasters, pandemics, armed conflicts, and political crises forcing children out of school, a future of success is often placed far out of reach.

  3. Illegal Immigration Dilemma

    - Inter Press Service

    PORTLAND, USA, May 23 (IPS) - Illegal immigration in the 21st century poses a serious dilemma for the world. Governments in virtually every region of the globe appear to be at a loss on how to address the two central dimensions of the dilemma.

  4. UN migration agency and EU step up aid for 325,000 Yemenis in need

    - UN News

    The UN migration agency IOM and the European Union’s Humanitarian Aid wing (ECHO), said on Monday that they are scaling up their efforts to respond to the needs of more than 325,000 displaced by the conflict in Yemen, including migrants and the communities that host them.

  5. 17 Rohingya feared dead amid storm off Myanmar coast: UNHCR

    - UN News

    The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has said it is shocked and saddened by reports that more than a dozen Rohingya – including children – have perished at sea off the coast of Myanmar over the weekend.

  6. UNHCR: Record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide

    - UN News

    The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution over the staggering milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) informed on Sunday.

  7. Global action needed to streamline pandemic travel measures

    - UN News

    Countries must find consensus on clear, equitable and streamlined pandemic travel measures, the heads of two organizations working to improve migration said on Friday during on event on the sidelines of the International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) at UN Headquarters in New York. 

  8. Countries review progress on global migration compact

    - UN News

    Although many migrants worked on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, risking their own lives to save others, they were at times denied access to basic services and excluded from recovery plans, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in New York on Thursday. 

  9. Syrian refugees in Iraq, risk losing access to basic food supplies

    - UN News

    Syrian families living in refugee camps in Iraq are facing new and alarming levels of food insecurity, according to figures released by the World Food Programme (WFP) and UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Tuesday.

  10. Undocumented Migration Puts Pressure on New Chilean Government for Solutions

    - Inter Press Service

    SANTIAGO, May 16 (IPS) - The pressure of the influx of migrants, especially Venezuelans, has reached a critical level in northern Chile, and is felt as far as the capital itself, forcing the government that took office in March to create a special interministerial group this month to propose solutions that respect their human rights.

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