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Finding My Migrant Voice

By International Organization for MigrationVienna, Jun 21 2018 (IOM) Bärli Nugent, Assistant Dean, the Juilliard School of Music, New York, reflects on the journey that led to her curating a musical selection for a unique concert presented by the United ...

UAE stresses keenness to deal with Human Rights Council mechanisms with honesty and transparency

By WAMGENEVA, Jun 20 2018 (WAM) The UAE has reiterated its keenness to deal with the mechanisms of the Human Rights Council with honesty and transparency within the framework of mutual respect, constructive dialogue and fruitful cooperation. The country ...

Chairman of the Geneva Centre: World Society Must Express Greater Solidarity for Refugees Worldwide

By Geneva CentreGENEVA, Jun 20 2018 (Geneva Centre) Dr. Hanif Hassan Al Qassim, Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, has appealed to international decision-makers to express greater solidarity to destitute refugees ...

Oil industry stands on threshold of historic step change in demand for its products: ADNOC CEO

By WAMABU DHABI, Jun 20 2018 (WAM) Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, said that the oil and gas industry stands on the threshold of an historic step change in the demand for its products, driven by growth in every major ...

Looking to the Sky for Solutions to Mexico’s Water Scarcity

Photomontage by the organisation Isla Urbana, a pioneer in the promotion of rainwater harvesting as part of a new model in the management of water supply and consumption in Mexico, where the benefits of the system to get access to water are recreated ...

A Journey from Science to Diplomacy: Rescuing Somali Migrants Stranded in Libya

Somali migrants, once stranded in Libya, arrive home in Somalia via an IOM charter flight. Photo: UNSOM Somalia/2018 By International Organization for MigrationSomalia, Jun 20 2018 (IOM) As the sun begins to rise, 150 migrants welcome their first morning ...

EU Funds Giant Research Project on Migration

Migrants being loaded on to a cargo plane in Kufra. Credit: Rebecca Murray/IPS By Bibiana PieneOSLO, Jun 20 2018 (IPS) What is the relationship between migration and development? And why do people choose to leave or stay in their home countries? Those ...

Three Countries Protect Half the World’s New Refugees

Refugees on the move. Credit: UNHCR/Ivor Pricket By Jan EgelandOSLO, Norway, Jun 20 2018 (IPS) Turkey, Bangladesh and Uganda alone received over half of all new refugees last year. Never before has the world registered a larger number of people displaced ...

IOM, Mongolian Consular Officers Work Together to Combat Human Trafficking

Mongolian consular officers take part in IOM counter trafficking training in Ulaanbaatar. Photo: IOM 2018 By International Organization for MigrationUlaanbaatar, Jun 19 2018 (IOM) IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in collaboration with the Consular Department ...

Food Sustainability, Migration, Nutrition and Women

By Enrique YevesROME, Jun 19 2018 (IPS) We worry about how we can continue to put food on our tables; and yet one-third of food is never eaten, instead being lost or wasted. We worry about eating properly, and yet in many countries , poor nutrition, obesity ...
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