News headlines for “Immigration”

  1. Global Peace Education Day can Play a Pivotal Role in Transforming Education

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Sep 26 (IPS) - Just a week ago, the international community commemorated the adoption of the United Nations Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace, a monumental document that transcends boundaries, cultures, societies, and nations.

  2. At least 70 dead in latest ‘tragic’ shipwreck, off Syria coast: UN agencies

    - UN News

    The bodies of 71 migrants have reportedly been recovered following another shipwreck in the Mediterranean, off the coast of Syria, which heads of UN agencies described as a “simply tragic” development that demanded an international response to improve conditions for those forced to flee their homes.

  3. Ukraine refugees: Eager to work but need greater support

    - UN News

    Refugees from Ukraine are eager to work in their host countries but need additional support to do so, and to ensure their inclusion in the communities where they are staying, according to a new survey published on Friday by UN refugee agency, UNHCR. 

  4. The Swedish Elections: A Victory for Populism

    - Inter Press Service

    STOCKHOLM, Sep 22 (IPS) - After general elections on the 12th September, Sweden is on the threshold of a new era. The Sweden Democrats (SD) won almost 21 percent of the votes and thus became the largest in a bloc of right-wing parties that now have a collective majority in the parliament. A nation that for a long time prided itself of being a beacon of tolerance and openness will now experience a historical transformation. The Sweden Democrats was once founded by Nazi sympathisers and for decades shunned by mainstream politicians. However, SD has now tipped the political scale in a country previously known for its stable and predictable politics, and some of the party’s former foes are now willing to co-rule with them.

  5. Refugees Most Vulnerable in Ongoing Food Insecurity Crisis - UN

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Sep 21 (IPS) - Representatives from UN agencies and several countries called for more substantive action to support refugees and internally displaced people amid the ongoing global food crisis.

  6. UN Agencies Call to Commit to Transforming Education in Crises

    - Inter Press Service

    United Nations, Sep 20 (IPS) - Refugee youth advocate, Mary Maker, called on UN member states to honor their commitments to transform education from the foundation up to the top, starting with those living in the direst and fraught circumstances.

  7. Hypothermia, dehydration, and 5,000 km on foot: Venezuelan migrants risk their lives for a better future

    - UN News

    Venezuelans desperate to leave the economic crisis in their country are risking their lives in the hope of a better future, braving extreme weather, border crossing, and bandits along the way.

  8. United We Stand to Achieve Sustainable Development

    - Inter Press Service

    BANGKOK / BEIJING, Sep 12 (IPS) - The world today faces a future that is in peril. Our challenges have become more complex and interconnected, as we see the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, an uneven economic recovery, a climate emergency, growing inequalities, and an increase in conflicts globally. This year also marks a grim milestone, with over 100 million people forcibly displaced.

  9. ‘My children ask me, what is Syria?’ Za’atari refugee camp enters second decade

    - UN News

    2022 marks the tenth anniversary of the UN-run Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. It is the largest in the Middle East – and one of the largest in the world – and home to some 80,000 Syrians. UN News spoke to some of the refugees about life at the camp, and their hopes for the future.

  10. An Unsealed Indictment of Trump’s Crimes Against Migrant Families

    - Inter Press Service

    SEATTLE, USA, Sep 09 (IPS) - For a while in 2018, the Donald Trump administration’s “family separation” policy looked like it might become the Stalingrad of his war on immigrants. It was clearly a bridge too far politically, given the global outcry it provoked. Even parts of the Republican party couldn’t stomach it. So Trump retreated strategically on family separation, and intentionally left the program so disorganized that reuniting parents and children became a still-incomplete ordeal.

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