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24 Oct 2019 description
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General Assembly
Official Records
Seventy-fourth Session
Supplement No. 12

I. Introduction

21 Oct 2019 description

The Scaling Fences: Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39 African countries.

Its aim is to contribute to a better understanding of the relationship between migration and development. The Scaling Fences report is the second major review of contemporary development issues affecting Africa to be published by UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa.

Highlights

23 Sep 2019 description

In 2019 As of 31 July

6,023 Submissions Target

2,839 UNHCR Submissions

2,168 Departed

38% Survivors of Violence and/or Torture

12% Women and Girls at- risk

10% Legal and/or Physical Protection Needs

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2019

  • In 2018, largest resettlement submissions ever achieved out of Uganda

  • Continuous achievement of annual submission targets

16 Sep 2019 description

Overview

In the first six months of 2019, just over 20,200 refugees were submitted by UNHCR for resettlement to 18 countries in Europe. This is almost two-thirds of the total submission in 2018, and already more than double the average rate of 17,800 submissions per year during the previous 10 years. Three countries that received smaller numbers of resettlement submissions in 2018 have not yet received submissions during 2019.

23 Aug 2019 description
report Interpeace

Interpeace’s 2018 Annual Report, “Trust Matters” illustrates how we are working to foster and promote trust in conflict-affected regions of the world.

15 Aug 2019 description

In 2019 As of 30 June

6,023 Submissions Target

2,295 UNHCR Submissions

1,817 Departed

35% Survivors of Violence and/or Torture

10% Women and Girls at- risk

10% Legal and/or Physical Protection Needs

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2019

  • In 2018, largest resettlement submissions ever achieved out of Uganda

  • Achievement of annual submission targets since 2012

  • In 2019, six resettlement countries accepted to receive refugees from Uganda

10 Jul 2019 description

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

By Dr Marc Biot, Dr Isabelle Defourny, Marcel Langenbach, Kenneth Lavelle, Bertrand Perrochet and Teresa Sancristoval, Directors of Operations

10 Jul 2019 description

6,023 Submissions Target

2,066 UNHCR Submissions

1,493 Departed

35% Survivors of Violence and/or Torture

10% Women and Girls at- risk

11% Legal and/or Physical Protection Needs

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2019

11 Jun 2019 description

In 2019 As of 30 April

6,023 Submissions Target

1,565 UNHCR Submissions

1,173 Departed

35% Survivors of Violence and/or Torture

11% Women and Girls at- risk

10% Legal and/or Physical Protection Needs

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2019

23 May 2019 description

Overview

In the first three months of 2019, just over 10,200 refugees were submitted by UNHCR for resettlement1 to 17 countries in Europe.2 This is already almost one third of the total submissions made in 2018, and 60% of the average rate of 16,960 submissions per year during the previous 10 years.

15 May 2019 description

Arrivals to Europe between January and December 2018

Between January and December 2018, some 30,085 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Spain and Bulgaria, of whom 12,717 (42%) were unaccompanied or separated children (UASC). Arrival of children overall in 2018 dropped by 7% compared to 2017 (32,963).

Greece

10 May 2019 description

In 2019 As of 31 March

6,023 Submissions Target

1,154 UNHCR Submissions

1,076 Departed

35% Survivors of Violence and/or Torture

11% Women and Girls at- risk 10% Legal and/or Physical Protection Needs

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2019

  • In 2018, largest resettlement submissions ever achieved out of Uganda

  • Achievement of annual submission targets since 2012

  • In 2019, six resettlement countries accepted to receive refugees from Uganda

23 Apr 2019 description

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2019

  • In 2018, largest resettlement submissions ever achieved out of Uganda
  • Achievement of annual submission targets since 2012
  • In 2019, six resettlement countries accepted to receive refugees from Uganda
  • High acceptance rate
  • Increased accessibility of resettlement due to expanded approach of durable solution project for DRC refugees since 2012

07 Mar 2019 description

Overview

During 2018, over 32,300 refugees were submitted by UNHCR for resettlement to 20 countries in Europe. This is 17% less than in 2017, but approximately double the average rate of 15,400 submissions per year during the previous 10 years. Six countries that received smaller numbers of resettlement submissions in 2017 did not receive any further submissions during 2018.

20 Feb 2019 description

Information and Communication Technologies and livelihood supports for refugees and internally displaced persons

Abstract

19 Feb 2019 description

This factsheet provides a statistical snapshot of UNHCR’s resettlement activities up to the end of December 2018. All figures are provisional and subject to change. Additional data can be accessed in UNHCR’s Resettlement Data Finder.

06 Feb 2019 description

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2018

  • In 2018, largest resettlement submissions ever achieved out of Uganda and largest in Africa

  • Achievement of annual submission targets since 2012

  • In 2018, eight resettlement countries accepted to receive refugees from Uganda

  • High acceptance rate

  • Increased accessibility of resettlement due to expanded approach of durable solution project for DRC refugees since 2012 o Submission of 28,148 refugees, of which 25,528 from DRC since 2012

05 Feb 2019 description

Arrivals to Europe between January and June 2018

Between January and June 2018, 10,404 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain of whom 4,684 (45%) were unaccompanied or separated children (UASC). Arrival of children overall in the first half of 2018 dropped by 37% compared to the same period in 2017 (16,524).

Greece