Tag Archives: Asylum

Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint Statement on the occasion of International Migrant Day

On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of …

Record temperatures, refugee wishlists, and a grim anniversary for South Sudan: The cheat sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe:

War without end

Few anniversaries offer less cause for …

Migrants to bear the brunt of scant solidarity at EU leaders’ summit

15/12/2017

“European solidarity does not only mean sharing the benefits of the EU. Problems must also be solved together” – Gabi Zimmer

Migrants to bear the brunt of scant solidarity at EU leaders’ summit

GUE/NGL President Gabi Zimmer has expressed dismay at the lack of solidarity on …

UN and Africa: Emergency Response Funding, Somalia’s future, and a UN Volunteer from Kenya

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Lisa Doughten, chief of the United Nations Central Emergency Respose Fund (CERF), at UN Headquarters in New York. UN News/Maoqi Li

More than two-thirds of emergency response funding
going to

Press Releases: Press Availability at the Second U.S.-Mexico Strategic Dialogue on Disrupting Transnational Criminal Organizations

DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Good morning. Thank you for being here. I’m glad to participate in this second Strategic Dialogue on Disrupting Transnational Criminal Organizations, or TCOs. Secretary Tillerson and I, together with our colleagues, our …