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- Share the Journey: No one should be forced to flee their home
- Immigration Detention in Canada: Important Reforms, Ongoing Concerns June 2018
- Migrant Smuggling to Canada: An Enquiry into Vulnerability and Irregularity through Migrant Stories
- Canada: Location Map (2013)
- The Economic Integration of Refugees in Canada: A Mixed Record?
Ethiopia hosts 905,831 refugees and asylum seekers within its borders, including the 36,185 who arrived since the start of 2018.
The Government of Ethiopia has committed to address the concerns of refugees, including a pledge to grant local integration to those who have lived in the country for 20 years and above.
Resettlement remains the chief durable solution for refugees in Ethiopia, but limited quotas mean that only 3,240 refugees will be referred to resettlement countries in 2018.
Out of 905,831 registered refugees in Ethiopia, 65,750 are in need of resettlement in 2018.
UNHCR Ethiopia’s resettlement submissions target for 2018 was 4,240 individuals to the USA, New Zealand, Sweden and Canada, which was revised downwards to 3,240 individuals.
To date, 2,136 refugees were referred to the RSC for onward submission to resettlement countries, 1,907 refugees have been submitted and 608 have departed.
To contribute to improved food security and nutrition for vulnerable households affected by the 2015/16 El Niño-induced drought, while protecting and gradually restoring agriculture-based livelihoods.
Ministry of Agriculture (Eswatini), World Food Programme (Eswatini), Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development (Malawi), District Water and Sanitation Sub-Committees (Zimbabwe).
In 2018, as of 23 October, a total of 8,091 confirmed measles cases, including 85 deaths, have been reported in 11 countries of the Region of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda (1 case), Argentina (14 cases), Brazil (2,192 cases, including 12 deaths), Canada (25 cases), Colombia (129 cases), Ecuador (19 cases), Guatemala (1 case), Mexico (5 cases), Peru (38 cases), the United States of America (142 cases), and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (5,525 cases, including 73 deaths).
Geneva – In the first six months of 2018, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, supported the resettlement of 47,197 refugees departing from 106 different countries. The Organization plays a key role in the resettlement process by providing services that prepare refugees to integrate in their new countries.
October 12, 2018 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada
Canada is committed to providing humanitarian assistance and responding to the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable. Palestinian refugees endure high levels of poverty, unemployment and food insecurity. By helping to meet their humanitarian needs, Canada also contributes to stability in the region.
October 2, 2018 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada
- 391 refugees (114 families) were submitted for resettlement, of which 373 were from DRC, 18 from BDI, SOM and Sudan, and none from South Sudan.
- 328 refugees (85 families) departed to the USA (228), Norway (75) and Sweden (25).
- UNHCR facilitates 7 US missions (RSC pre-screening, CIS and Cultural orientation).
- Resettlement focal point staff have been trained on proGres V4 and an action plan to transition from proGres V3 to V4 has been established.
Address immediate life-saving needs of the poorest families affected by the 2015 El Niño phenomenon and dry spells in 2016 through strengthening household resilience to future climatic shocks.
Tegucigalpa, Honduras Save the Children y el Gobierno de Canadá lanzaron un proyecto orientado a crear oportunidades y prevenir la migración irregular de menores no acompañados afectados por la violencia y la pobreza.
El proyecto, denominado Creación de oportunidades y prevención de la migración no acompañada de niños, niñas y adolescentes (Creo) , y cuya duración será de dos años, es financiado con un poco menos de un millón de dólares por Canadá y será ejecutado en Tegucigalpa y San Pedro Sula.
Item 73 (b) of the provisional agenda*
Promotion and protection of all human rights; human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms
Saving lives is not a crime
Note by the Secretary-General
Condemns Abuse; Calls for Aid; Sets Continued Reporting on Crisis
Traditionally, the migration dynamic in the Americas has been marked by intra- and extra-regional patterns. In recent years, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has seen changes in its migration processes with an intensification of flows towards traditional destinations as well as new destinations in the region and the world. This report presents information available as of September 2018.
EVOLUTION OF THE VENEZUELAN POPULATION ABROAD
In 2018, as of 21 September, a total of 6,629 confirmed cases of measles, including 72 deaths, have been reported in 11 countries of the Region of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda (1 case), Argentina (11 cases), Brazil (1,735 cases, including 10 deaths), Canada (22 cases), Colombia (85 cases), Ecuador (19 cases), Guatemala (1 case), Mexico (5 cases), Peru (21 cases), the United States of America (124 cases), and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (4,605 cases, including 62 deaths).
1. SUMMARY & RECOMMENDATIONS
Montreal, September 12, 2018 – Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is launching the global Share the Journey campaign here in Canada today to raise awareness on forced migration around the world and to call on the Canadian government to do more to address the root causes that force people to flee their homes.
Exclusion at the heart of today’s migration and displacement – new key trends survey
September 6, 2018 - Ramallah, West Bank - Global Affairs Canada
Empowering women and girls is not just the right thing to do, it leads to more stability, more security and, crucially, more job creation.
192,513 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)
372,741 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 - April 2018)
54,937 registered refugees and asylumseekers in the State of Libya
19,303 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 2018
871 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018
1,527 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far in 2018
1,858 vulnerable refugees and asylumseekers evacuated since November 2017
USD 85 M required for 2018