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The Human Cost of Fortress Europe: Human Rights Violations against Migrants and Refugees at Europe’s Borders

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Amnesty

EU migration policies put lives and rights at risk

In their determination to seal off their borders, the European Union and its member states are putting the lives and rights of refugees and migrants at risk, Amnesty International said in a new report published today.

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Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 30 June 2014) [EN/AR]

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Annual Report 2013

Annual Report for 2013: A strong response to complex crises

14-05-2014 News Release 14/81

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Global Overview 2014: People internally displaced by conflict and violence

Report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre says this figure equates to a staggering increase of 4.5 million from 2012, signalling a record high for the second year running.

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Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 30 April 2014) [EN/AR]

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Armed conflict is causing large scale displacement and severely affecting people's safety and livelihoods in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, and Libya.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 28 February 2014) [EN/AR]

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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 31 December 2013) [EN/AR]

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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 31 August 2013) [EN/AR]

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Some 8,400 migrants, asylum-seekers reach Europe by sea in first half of 2013

ROME, Italy, July 5 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said on Friday that an estimated 8,400 migrants and asylum-seekers landed on the coasts of Italy and Malta in the first six months of this year. The majority arrived in Italy (7,800), while Malta received around 600 migrants and asylum-seekers.

"Those making this journey mostly departed from North Africa, principally Libya – around 6,700 people. The remaining 1,700 crossed from Greece and Turkey, landing in southern Italy's Apulia and Calabria regions," a UNHCR spokesman said.

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Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 30 April 2013) [EN/AR]

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Armed conflicts, insecurity, protracted displacement and natural disasters affect millions of people across the region.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Middle East and North Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 07 | March – April 2013 (EN/AR)

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A 7.8 earthquake hit South-Eastern Iran on 16 April, close to the border with Pakistan. The impact was felt in both countries, with 14 people killed, 73 injured and two missing.

  • New and worsening humanitarian crises since 2011 have led to a considerable increase in CERF allocations to the MENA region. The largest recipients have been Pakistan, Syria and Yemen.

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Global Overview 2012: People internally displaced by conflict and violence

Around 6.5 million people were newly displaced, almost twice as many as the 3.5 million during 2011. The conflicts in Syria and DRC were responsible for around half of the new displacements.

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Violencia sexual relacionada con los conflictos - Informe del Secretario General (A/67/792–S/2013/149)

Asamblea General Consejo de Seguridad Sexagésimo séptimo período de sesiones
Tema 33 del programa
Prevención de los conflictos armados
Sexagésimo octavo año

I. Introducción

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Violence sexuelle liée aux conflits : Rapport du Secrétaire général (A/67/792–S/2013/149)

Assemblée générale Soixante-septième session Point 33 de l’ordre du jour Prévention des conflits armés

I. Introduction

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Sexual violence in conflict: Report of the Secretary-General (A/67/792–S/2013/149)

General Assembly
Sixty-seventh session
Agenda item 33
Prevention of armed conflict

Security Council
Sixty-eighth year

I. Introduction

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Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 5 Mar 2013) (EN/AR)

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Syrian Arab Republic: Armed conflict is causing large scale displacement and severely affecting people's safety and livelihoods.

Libya: Residual humanitarian needs mainly relate to internal displacement. The most vulnerable are those living in IDP settlements and camps, which are located in Tripoli, Benghazi and in the surrounds of Sirte, Misrata, Tarhouna and Dirj.

Iraq: Insecurity and protracted displacement continues to create significant humanitarian needs for many Iraqis.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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As Conflicts Multiply, World Community’s Capacity to Respond to People Uprooted by Violence Being Tested in ‘Unforeseen Ways’, Third Committee Told

GA/SHC/4052

Sixty-seventh General Assembly
Third Committee
32nd & 33rd Meetings (AM & PM)

António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Presents Report; Some 40 Speakers Express Strong Support for Agency’s Work, Professionalism

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Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for September

Forging greater ties between the United Nations and the League of Arab States to address Middle East turmoil and working closely with their new Joint Special Representative on the crisis in Syria would be among the top priorities of the Security Council in September, the Permanent Representative of Germany, whose delegation holds the Council’s rotating presidency for this month, said today.