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22 Jul 2017 description
report The Conversation

The Conversation

Luke Kelly, Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

Eduard Plana Bach, Head of Unit of Forest Policy and Environmental Governance, Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia

Marc Font Bernet, Researcher in the Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia

18 Jul 2017 description

Switzerland - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 111,148 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 16 July, with almost 85 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 241,859 arrivals across the region through 16 July 2016.

18 Jul 2017 description
  • 33%of international migrants are from G20 countries

  • 50% of international migrants reside in G20 countries

  • 122 million migrants live in G20 countries, representing 2.6% of the total population

17 Jul 2017 description

Highlights

According to available data, in the first half of 2017, there were more than 100,000 arrivals to Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Spain (101,559). This represents a 58% decrease when compared to the same period in 2016 when 239,925 arrivals were registered. This is mainly due to the sharpe decrease in arrivals to Greece.

16 Jul 2017 description

Trends and key figures

Since 01 January 2017 until 30 June 2017, 102,847 refugees and migrants have arrived in the Mediterranean (Greece, Italy, Spain and Cyprus, including arrivals to the Canary Islands and by land to Spain). Arrivals by sea in this period comprised of 17 per cent children, 12 per cent women and 71 per cent men.

14 Jul 2017 description

103,175 arrivals by sea in 2017

2,357 dead/missing

published 09:00 CET 14 July

363,401 arrivals in 2016

14 Jul 2017 description

Switzerland - IOM, UN Migration Agency, reports that 103,175 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 12 July, with almost 85 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 240,014 arrivals across the region through 12 July 2016.

13 Jul 2017 description

El Fondo de Cooperación para Agua y Saneamiento de la Cooperación Española financia en Honduras un programa integral de saneamiento que incluye una planta de tratamiento de aguas residuales

11 Jul 2017 description

Switzerland – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) reports that 101,417 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 9 July, with almost 85 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 239,492 arrivals across the region through 9 July 2016.

10 Jul 2017 description

Arrivals to Europe in First Quarter of 20171 In the first quarter of 2017, 5,384 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Spain and Bulgaria, of those 3,719 (69%) were unaccompanied or separated children (UASC)

Greece

07 Jul 2017 description

For its second year the festival goes continental, serving more than 10,000 diners in 13 cities in six countries in 15 days.

With a menu of flavoursome African dishes, the 2017 Refugee Food Festival served up its last orders in Florence last Friday, after welcoming thousands of diners to 84 restaurants in13 European cities over 15 days.

07 Jul 2017 description

Switzerland - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) reports that 101,266 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 5 July, with almost 85 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 234,646 arrivals across the region through 3 July 2016.

07 Jul 2017 description

Copenhagen and Syracuse, 7 July 2017

WHO launches Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health

06 Jul 2017 description

La peor tragedia de la última década en el Mediterráneo español podría dejar un balance de 49 personas muertas o desaparecidas.

MADRID, España, 5 de julio de 2017 (ACNUR). La Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados lamenta la peor tragedia de la última década en el Mediterráneo español, que podría dejar un balance de 49 personas muertas o desaparecidas. Los equipos de Salvamento Marítimo rescataron ayer a los tres únicos supervivientes del naufragio, varones procedentes de Mali y Gambia.