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01 Dec 2016 description

A l’occasion de la journée mondiale de la lutte contre le sida, la France réaffirme sa solidarité envers les personnes vivant avec le virus de l’immunodéficience humaine (VIH).

Deuxième contributeur au Fonds mondial de lutte contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme, depuis sa création, la France y a récemment renouvelé son engagement pour les trois prochaines années à hauteur de 1,080 milliard d’euros. Ce fonds a permis la mise sous traitement anti-rétroviral de plus de 9 millions de personnes.

30 Nov 2016 description
report IRIN

NICE, 30 November 2016

Gwénaëlle Lenoir

30 Nov 2016 description

Summary – Third Issue

Editorial

Serge Breysse Jean-Baptiste Richardier: Forced migrations: a necessary humaneness

Perspectives

Antonio Donini: World Humanitarian summit: a lost opportunity?

Marc Poncin: Engaging with National authorities: Médecins sans Frontières’s experience in Guinea during the Ebola epidemic

Focus : Forced migration : A global challenge

Angelique Muller Michael Neuman:MSF in Grande-Synthe: lessons from an unlikely coalition of actors

24 Nov 2016 description

"There's nobody telling you, you have to do this or can't do that. There's no organisation overseeing the whole thing"

By Sally Hayden

LONDON, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A hot meal. Dry clothes. A smile. Sometimes the first friendly face in months for hundreds of thousands of migrants who have come to Europe in the past two years is a volunteer aid worker.

24 Nov 2016 description

"There's nobody telling you, you have to do this or can't do that. There's no organisation overseeing the whole thing"

By Sally Hayden

LONDON, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A hot meal. Dry clothes. A smile. Sometimes the first friendly face in months for hundreds of thousands of migrants who have come to Europe in the past two years is a volunteer aid worker.

23 Nov 2016 description

"When they disappear we are extremely concerned that they will be preyed upon by traffickers"

By Zoe Tabary

LONDON, Nov 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly one in three migrant children tracked by a refugee charity have gone missing since the "Jungle" camp in the northern French town of Calais was dismantled in October, the organisation said on Wednesday.

16 Nov 2016 description
report Salvation Army

FRENCH authorities have turned to The Salvation Army to provide assistance to refugees seeking to build a new life in Europe. Long-term programmes have been joined by emergency care provision in a number of places, with Salvation Army teams helping to look after some of the thousands of people now being resettled across France after being removed from the infamous 'Jungle' camp in Calais.

15 Nov 2016 description
report Médecins du Monde

En pleine crise de l'accueil des migrants/réfugiés, l'accès aux soins en Europe est alarmant

Publication du rapport 2016 du réseau international de Médecins du monde (MdM) « L’accès aux soins des personnes confrontées à de multiples facteurs de vulnérabilité en santé »

11 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures
Oct 2015 – 08 Nov 2016
1,549 persons relocated
4,954 places pledged
39,600 target
As of 08 Nov 2016

11 Nov 2016 description
report UN News Service

10 novembre 2016 – Le Protocole sur le travail forcé de l'Organisation internationale du travail (OIT), qui a été adopté par la Conférence internationale du Travail en 2014, entre en vigueur le 9 novembre, un an après avoir obtenu sa deuxième ratification.

04 Nov 2016 description
report Voice of America

November 04, 2016 3:33 PM
Lisa Bryant

PARIS — Days after dismantling the so-called “Jungle” in Calais, French police have cleared another migrant tent camp — this time in northeastern Paris, busing nearly 4,000 Afghans and Africans to temporary shelters.

Hundreds of young men waited in the cold and rain Friday morning, waiting to be bused out of the Stalingrad neighborhood of northeastern Paris.

Like everyone else here, 23-year old student Dawit Negash from Ethiopia has no idea of his final destination.

04 Nov 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 30 Oct–5 Nov 2016 and includes updates on influenza, poliomyelitis, Zika fever, MERS CoV, cholera, West Nile virus, and enterovirus detections in Europe.

03 Nov 2016 description

A source familiar with the operation to clear the camp said the authorities were having to find 4,000 places

By Cyril Camu and Pascal Rossignol

PARIS/CALAIS, France, Nov 3 (Reuters) - French authorities prepared on Thursday to dismantle a makeshift migrant camp in central Paris, its numbers swelled by refugees from a larger settlement in Calais that was meanwhile shut down for good.

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03 Nov 2016 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Between January 2015 and September 2016, more than 664,500 refugee and migrant children claimed asylum in Europe. This represents around a third of all asylum claims registered in Europe during the same period of time.

Around half of all refugee and migrant children sought international protection in Germany.
Other countries, which have recorded high numbers of asylum claims by children are Sweden, Hungary, Austria, France, Switzerland and Belgium.

02 Nov 2016 description

European Mitigation Efforts

European Response

Since 2015, over 1,342,000 migrants and asylum seekers have arrived by sea, and over 2,237,000 have lodged asylum applications to European countries.

The European Commission announced a Partnership Framework to deepen cooperation with countries of origin, transit, and destination, beginning with readmission to home countries of economic migrants and rejected asylum seekers from Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali, and Ethiopia.

02 Nov 2016 description

GENÈVE (2 Novembre 2016) - Les gouvernements de la France et le Royaume-Uni ne se sont pas montrés à la hauteur de leurs obligations en vertu de la Convention relative aux droits de l'enfant dans la façon dont ils ont géré la situation des enfants migrants vivant dans le camp de Calais, a indiqué le Comité des Nations Unies sur les droits de l'enfant.

02 Nov 2016 description

GENEVA (2 November 2016) – The Governments of France and the UK fell seriously short of their obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child in the way they handled the situation of children living at the Calais migrant camp, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has said.

01 Nov 2016 description

CALAIS, France, Nov 1 (Reuters) - French authorities will on Wednesday begin transferring about 1,500 unaccompanied migrant minors to reception centres across the country, officials said on Tuesday, as a standoff with Britain over who takes care of the youths drags on.

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