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27 May 2018 description

$36.2 million
UNHCR's financial requirements 2018

15% funded

Funded 5.6 million

Funding gap 30.7 million

25 May 2018 description

7,305 (+ 3,932) Personas en tránsito asistidas por ACNUR y sus socios.

18% (+ 7%) Personas identificadas con necesidades de protección internacional.

11 Espacios de información y asistencia a personas migrantes y refugiadas.

192 (+ 105) Personas capacitadas de distintas organizaciones e Instituciones sobre protección Internacional.

OBJETIVOS DE ACNUR EN PETÉN E IZABAL

24 May 2018 description
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En 2017, el número de refugiados y solicitantes de asilo procedentes de Honduras, Guatemala y El Salvador ascendió a 294.000. Los principales países de refugio son Estados Unidos, México y Belice, pero también están empezando a dirigirse a lugares como Costa Rica y Panamá. La agencia de la ONU para los refugiados les ayuda con una estrategia que va más allá de la ayuda humanitaria, buscando su integración en los países de acogida.

22 May 2018 description

Más personas refugiadas están huyendo de la violencia en Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador, y algunos como Armando, arriesgan todo al viajar en el tren de carga, buscando la seguridad en México.

ACAYUCAN, México, 22 de mayo de 2018 (ACNUR) – Armando* era taxista en su natal Honduras, por lo que cada día tenía que cruzar un entramado de calles controladas por las pandillas, temiendo por su vida.

22 May 2018 description

Este es un resumen de lo dicho por la portavoz del ACNUR, Aikaterini Kitidi, a quien se le puede atribuir el texto citado, en la conferencia de prensa de hoy en el Palacio de las Naciones en Ginebra.

22 May 2018 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Aikaterini Kitidi – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is seeing a significant increase in the number of people fleeing violence and persecution in the North of Central America. With many individuals on the move and in serious peril, we are calling on the international community to uphold their protection needs, while helping countries in the North of Central America address the root causes.

10 May 2018 description

$36.2 million UNHCR's financial requirements 2018
Funded 4.5 million
12% funded
Funding gap 31.7 million

24 Apr 2018 description

Belmopán — Esta semana (18/04) en Belice la OIM, en su calidad de Organismo de las Naciones Unidas para la Migración, lanzó un Centro de Información sobre Migración y la MigrantApp, una aplicación móvil que brinda a los migrantes información gratuita y confiable sobre opciones de migración regular en Mesoamérica.

12 Apr 2018 description

$36.2 million
UNHCR's financial requirements 2018
Funded 2.8 million Funding gap 33.5 million

06 Mar 2018 description

Deputy High Commissioner hails shelters that provide protection for the most vulnerable people on the move in Central America.

By UNHCR staff | 06 March 2018

EL CEIBO, Guatemala - For nearly a decade, Andrés Toribio and his wife opened their home on the Guatemala-Mexico border to provide shelter and protection for people fleeing violence in Central America, knowing that the route to safety can be dangerous.

23 Feb 2018 description

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

  • The MIRPS has been developed through government-led consultations with all stakeholders, including persons of concern, UN country teams, civil society, the private sector and academia acquiring a whole-of-society approach. Regional networks and organizations complement the national action plans and set up regional and global responsibility-sharing mechanisms to bring a regional dimension to the MIRPS.

20 Feb 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 8,807 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through seven weeks of 2018. This compares with 13,156 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

On Monday (19 February) IOM Rome reported official figures from Italy’s Ministry of Interior (MOI) show 4,864 irregular migrants have arrived by sea this year: 51.64 per cent lower than the total last year in the same period, when MOI figures show 10,057 arrived. (See chart below)

05 Dec 2017 description

28.9 M required for 2017
5.4 M contributions received, representing 19% of requirements
23.5 M funding gap for the North of Central America Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

14 Nov 2017 description

This misguided development shuts our doors to children fleeing violence, gang conscription, human trafficking, and sexual exploitation in the region

CAM termination is yet another illustration of the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant agenda that people of good faith must resist together

17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Overview of UNHCR’s operations in the Americas

A. Situational context including new developments

Colombia situation

03 Oct 2017 description

The North of Central America suffers high levels of violence stemming from gangs and other organized criminal groups.

This insecurity is compelling an increasing number of persons - often entire families - to flee their homes, within their countries or to nearby countries.

All countries in the region are affected by these movements and a regional response is therefore of paramount importance.

KEY INDICATORS

29 Sep 2017 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

25 Sep 2017 description

1. Introduction

1.1 Executive Summary

Main Findings of this Working Paper