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26 Apr 2016 description

Confirmed pledges (persons) since 2013: 130,955
Additional places/visas granted under Other Legal Forms of Admission:* 15,823
Resettlement submissions to the USA: 32,369
TOTAL places made available to date: 179,147

13 Apr 2016 description

13/04/2016 - Development aid totalled USD 131.6 billion in 2015, representing a rise of 6.9% from 2014 in real terms as aid spent on refugees in host countries more than doubled in real terms to USD 12 billion. Stripping out funds spent on refugees, aid was still up 1.7% in real terms, according to official data collected by the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC).

07 Apr 2016 description

Bon retour du PNUD et nous espérons un partenariat fructueux avec la province du Kwilu à travers le projet d’appui aux institutions démocratiques et la société civile » a déclaré Rodeson Madinga, président du bureau provisoire de l’assemblée provinciale du Kwilu, lors de l’ouverture de la session extraordinaire de mars 2016 de cet organe délibérant.

06 Apr 2016 description

Le soutien belge au PAM tient au fait qu’il reste l’organisme de référence dans la fourniture de l’assistance alimentaire dans des conditions d’urgence.

De 2014 à 2015, la Belgique a donné plus de 34 millions euros aux projets du PAM.

02 Apr 2016 description
report AlertNet

By Magdalena Mis

LONDON, April 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Non-EU migrants wishing to live in Belgium will have to sign a statement declaring their acceptance of local values or see their residency claim rejected, a government official said, in a move campaigners fear will fuel anti-immigrant sentiment.

Read the full article on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

29 Mar 2016 description

511 Interviews of Algerian and Moroccan migrants conducted to date by IOM in Croatia, fyROM, Slovenia, Greece, Serbia and Hungary.

About DTM’s Flow Monitoring Surveys

27 Mar 2016 description

The Coordination Council of B-FAST decided on 17 March to send an aid package of 200 tents and 2,300 blankets to Greece. The decision was confirmed this morning by the Council of Ministers. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Minister of Defence Steven Vandeput.

24 Mar 2016 description

FINDINGS AND HIGHLIGHTS

The Building Communities of Practice for Urban Refugees Workshop in Hungary, Budapest

16 Mar 2016 description

Asylum seekers and other migrants are arriving in Europe and encountering rapidly changing border controls as they seek transit through Europe. The EU is implementing its “hotspot” approach for new arrival registration in Italy and Greece. This is a snapshot of the situation based on available unclassified data as of March 4, 2016.

11 Mar 2016 description

The “Migration Flows from Iraq to Europe” report presents the findings of a survey conducted by IOM Iraq during November and December 2015, in the framework of the DFID-funded project “Understanding complex migration flows from Iraq to Europe through movement tracking and awareness campaigns”.

03 Mar 2016 description

En 2015, la Belgique a affecté à l’aide humanitaire un montant record s’élevant à près de 150 millions d’euros. Environ un tiers du budget total était destiné au conflit en Syrie et en Iraq. Notre pays s’est aussi largement manifesté au sein de diverses instances internationales, notamment dans son rôle de président du groupe des donateurs du Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR).

Syrie et Iraq, principaux bénéficiaires

29 Feb 2016 description

Idomeni, Grèce | AFP | lundi 29/02/2016 - 12:23 GMT

par Vassilis KYRIAKOULIS

La crise des réfugiés en Europe est "mondiale", a estimé le secrétaire d'Etat américain tandis que la tension monte à la frontière entre la Grèce et la Macédoine où des centaines de migrants ont tenté de forcer la barrière de barbelés.

29 Feb 2016 description

Idomeni, Greece | AFP | Monday 2/29/2016 - 08:52 GMT

by Vassilis Kyriakoulis

Hundreds of refugees on Monday tried to break through a border fence into Macedonia from Greece, where more than 7,000 people are stranded, as anger mounts over barriers to entry imposed on migrants flooding into Europe.

In a sign of deepening divisions within Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel lashed out at Austria and Balkan states for introducing tight limits on migrant entries, leaving Greece with a growing bottleneck as refugee boats continue to arrive from Turkey.

27 Feb 2016 description

Bruxelles, Belgique | AFP | samedi 27/02/2016 - 12:31 GMT

La Commission européenne a demandé "des clarifications" à la Belgique sur sa décision de rétablir provisoirement les contrôles à la frontière française, sur le littoral, par crainte d'un possible afflux de migrants en provenance de Calais (nord de la France), a-t-on appris samedi.

25 Feb 2016 description

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Thursday 2/25/2016 - 14:50 GMT

European nations have adopted a raft of restrictive measures since the beginning of the year as they seek to stem an influx of asylum seekers.

Since the beginning of the year more than 110,000 migrants and refugees have arrived in Europe after crossing the Mediterranean, adding to the more than one million people that landed on the continent in 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration.

Blocked in Balkans

23 Feb 2016 description

Bruxelles, Belgique | AFP | mardi 23/02/2016 - 17:03 GMT

par Virginie GROGNOU et Renaud LAVERGNE

Le démantèlement d'une partie de la "Jungle" de Calais a été retardé mardi dans l'attente d'une décision de justice, mais, pour parer à tout afflux de migrants quittant ce bidonville, la Belgique a déjà annoncé le rétablissement des contrôles à sa frontière avec la France.

23 Feb 2016 description

De Panne, Belgium | AFP | Wednesday 2/24/2016 - 17:31 GMT

by Philippe SIUBERSKI

Belgian police carrying out car-by-car checks on the French border turned back 80 mainly Afghan migrants on Wednesday, a day after reinstating controls to stop people coming from the "Jungle" camp in Calais, police said.

A huge operation involving around 300 police officers, a helicopter and mounted police was set up to monitor three border crossings and surrounding sand dunes in the De Panne region bordering France.

23 Feb 2016 description

Calais, France | AFP | Tuesday 2/23/2016 - 18:17 GMT

by Zoé LEROY

A French court on Tuesday postponed a ruling on the demolition of half the "Jungle" refugee camp in Calais, while Belgium reinstated border controls fearing an influx of migrants from the camp.

Emotions were running high in the camp on the outskirts of the northern French port city of Calais near the entrance to the Channel tunnel, with many residents refusing to leave despite a 1900 GMT deadline to vacate its southern half. 

06 Feb 2016 description

Humanitarian Overview

Over 15 million people have been displaced due to conflict in Syria and Iraq.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented at least 260,000 Syrians killed in the conflict since it began in 2011. The UN reported at least 26,600 Iraqis killed from 2014-2015 due to acts of terrorism and violence.

89% of Syrian and Iraqi refugees remain in the region.

13.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance inside Syria, including 4.5 million people living in hard to reach areas.

04 Feb 2016 description

Le Premier Ministre Charles Michel s’est engagé aujourd’hui à la conférence internationale des donateurs Supporting Syria & the Region à Londres à donner, au nom de notre pays, 75 millions d’euros cette année et l’année prochaine et ce, à des fins d’aide humanitaire pour la région syrienne. Les moyens sont destinés à des actions humanitaires en Syrie et dans ses pays voisins, à savoir la Jordanie, le Liban et la Turquie. Dans aucune région du monde, les besoins humanitaires ne sont actuellement aussi importants.