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  1. Panama’s Elections: Has Impunity Prevailed?

    - Inter Press Service

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, May 21 (IPS) - Regional experts called it Panama’s most important election since the 1989 US invasion that deposed de facto president General Manuel Noriega. Panamanians went to the polls amid high inflation and unemployment, with a stagnating economy. Endemic corruption was also high on their long list of concerns, along with access to water, education and a collapsing social security system.

  2. Long, dangerous journeys on the rise but migration drives prosperity

    - UN News

    Migration is on track to become one of the defining features of the 21stst century and more action is needed to ensure regular pathways for people to move safely, the head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday in New York.

  3. Record 75.9 million internally displaced in 2023, UN report reveals

    - UN News

    The number of people living in internal displacement soared to a record 75.9 million last year, a new UN-backed report said on Tuesday.

  4. Complementary admissions for refugees reach record highs: UNHCR report

    - UN News

    A new report jointly issued by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reveals a significant increase in the issuance of study, work, family reunification and sponsorship permits to refugees by OECD countries and Brazil.

  5. Americas: Regional cooperation crucial to address migration and forced displacement

    - UN News

    The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to work with partners to address migration and forced displacement in the Americas.

  6. Amid Record Displaced Persons, Migrant Remittances Spike—New IOM Report

    - Inter Press Service

    BULAWAYO, May 08 (IPS) - While there have been a record number of displaced people worldwide, according to a new report by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), migrant remittances are promoting human development.

  7. Unprecedented flooding displaces hundreds of thousands across east Africa

    - UN News

    “Unprecedented and devastating” flooding in east Africa has triggered widespread displacement with hundreds of thousands forced from their homes in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Ethiopia and Tanzania, UN humanitarians warned on Wednesday.

  8. Misinformation and politicisation of migration is ‘clouding public discourse’

    - UN News

    Money sent home by migrants abroad has surpassed foreign direct investment in boosting the gross domestic product (GDP) of developing countries, UN migration agency IOM said in the latest edition of its flagship report, released on Tuesday.

  9. East Africa: UN support continues amid heavy rains, severe floods and cyclone threat

    - UN News

    The United Nations and partners continue to support authorities across East Africa as the region braces for more of the heavy rains and severe flooding that have reportedly killed upwards of 350 people since March.

  10. Refugee Olympic Team to send message of hope at Paris Games

    - UN News

    Afghanistan’s first woman breakdancer, a Cameroon-born British boxing champion, and a literal shooting star from Venezuela are among the members of the Refugee Olympic team competing at the Paris Games, which begin in July.

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