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23 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• During the first quarter of 2018, some 16,700 refugees and migrants entered Europe through the Mediterranean. This is less than half of registered arrivals during the same period in 2017. One in five of them were children.

20 Apr 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 18,575 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through the first 108 days of 2018, with about 40 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece (38 per cent) and Spain, at roughly 20 per cent. This compares with 43,645 arrivals across the region through the same period last year, and 205,613 at this time in 2016.

In comparative terms, then, current arrivals are running at 42 per cent of last year’s pace, and at just over 9 per cent of 2016’s.

20 Apr 2018 description
report Cruz Roja Española
  • La Cruz Roja y la Media Luna Roja de 15 países, con el apoyo de la UE, llevan a cabo este proyecto a tres años (diciembre 2016-2019) en 5 países vecinos de Siria: Turquía, Líbano, Jordania, Irak y Egipto.

  • El objetivo fundamental de Madad (‘ayudar juntos’, en árabe) es mejorar las condiciones de vida tanto de las personas refugiadas como de las comunidades de acogida, contribuyendo así a la estabilidad general de la región.

  • Madad ofrece, entre otras intervenciones, la mejora de la Salud, la gestión de riesgos y la generación de ingresos

20 Apr 2018 description

In March, just over 4,400 refugees and migrants entered Europe via Italy,
Greece and Spain. Arrivals to Greece (1,250 versus 2,400) increased by almost 100% while arrivals through routes to Spain (1,500 versus 1,300) and Italy (1,050 versus 1,060) remained consistent with the previous month. In the first three months of the year some 16,640 refugees and migrants arrived to Europe by sea compared to nearly 31,000 that arrived in the same period last year, marking a 106% decrease.

19 Apr 2018 description

LAS PALMAS –The Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Alfonso Dastis, visited the logistics base of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Las Palmas of Gran Canaria this morning. The logistics base, located in the port of Las Palmas, is a key hub for responding to humanitarian needs in West Africa.

During the visit, Minister Dastis toured the 9,000 square metre warehouse used for storing emergency food stocks and commended the innovative manner in which WFP manages resources to increase efficiency.

18 Apr 2018 description

Situation at check points: The Border Guard Service recorded 1,021,600 crossings of the line of contact during the month. Long queues continued to be reported by UNHCR’s partner R2P.

Winterization: Unusually cold conditions persisted throughout March; UNHCR continued with winter assistance plan distributing coal, winter-cash assistance and warm clothes.

Legal Assistance: In March, UNHCR and its partners provided primary legal assistance to more than 2,300 people.

KEY INDICATORS

18 Apr 2018 description

Situational overview: February 2018 saw the lowest monthlyrecorded civilian casualties during the entire conflict period.

Protection concerns: Freezing temperatures winter conditions; UNHCR continued implementation of its winter assistance plan.

Assistance provided: In February, UNHCR provided winterization, non-food items (NFIs), and shelter assistance to more than 6,600 people.

18 Apr 2018 description

Fernando García Casas ha querido conocer de primera mano los proyectos de la Cooperación Española en Honduras y el impacto que tienen en favor de la lucha contra la pobreza

Fernando García Casas, Secretario de Estado de Cooperación Internacional y para Iberoamérica y el Caribe, acompañado de autoridades de la Agencia Española de Cooperación (AECID) y del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación han realizado una visita a Honduras para conocer los proyectos de la Cooperación Española en el país y el impacto que tienen en favor de la lucha contra la pobreza.

17 Apr 2018 description

1. INTRODUCCIÓN

El presente Informe final de la Evaluación , en adelante “el Informe”, contiene los resultados de la evaluación de la Estrategia de Acción Humanitaria de la Cooperación Española, en adelante “la Estrategia” y “la Evaluación”, publicada en el año 2007, que fue encomendada a NODUS Consultores S.L., por la FIIAPP en gestión conjunta con la División de Evaluación y Gestión del Conocimiento de la Dirección General de Políticas de Desarrollo Sostenible del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación (MAEC).

17 Apr 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 17,461 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through the first 105 days of 2018, with about 43 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece (36%) Spain (20%) and Cyprus (less than 1%).

This compares with 37,046 at this point in 2017 and over 175,000 at this point in 2016.

16 Apr 2018 description

Tradicionalmente, la dinámica migratoria en las Américas se encuentra marcada por patrones intra y extra-regionales. En años recientes, en la República Bolivariana de Venezuela se evidencian cambios en sus procesos migratorios. Así, en el último tiempo, se intensifican los flujos hacia los tradicionales destinos así como también nuevos destinos en la región y el mundo.

13 Apr 2018 description

El proyecto se enmarca en el Instrumento para la Paz y la Estabilidad de la Unión Europea y ha formado a un total de 1.186 personas de nacionalidad siria en materia de medios de comunicación, empoderamiento de la mujer, y juventud

13 Apr 2018 description

Push for transfers at any cost – the Dublin system in 2017

The 2017 Dublin Update, published by the Asylum Information Database, releases figures for 18 European countries revealing an increase in transfers in the aftermath of European Union and domestic political commitments for a stricter enforcement of the Dublin system.

13 Apr 2018 description

The number of Venezuelans forced to leave their homes continues to increase. They leave for a variety of reasons, including insecurity and violence, lack of food, medicine or access to essential social services as well as loss of income. UNHCR has affirmed that international protection considerations have become apparent for a very significant proportion of Venezuelans.

13 Apr 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency reports that 16,847 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2018 through 11 April, with the vast majority arriving in Italy and the rest in Spain, Greece, and Cyprus. This compares with 33,602 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

IOM Rome’s Flavio Di Giacomo said Thursday (12/04) that, according to Italy’s Ministry of Interior, 6,894 migrants arrived by sea to Italy this year as of 11 April: 74.53 per cent less than the same period last year (27,069).

12 Apr 2018 description
report UN News Service

Malgré la diminution globale du nombre de réfugiés et de migrants arrivés en Europe l’année dernière, les dangers auxquels nombreux d’entre eux sont confrontés dans certaines situations ont augmenté comme l’indique un nouveau rapport du HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, qui décrit l’évolution des tendances dans leurs déplacements.

11 Apr 2018 description

UNHCR Desperate Journeys report provides snapshot of changing refugee movements to Europe

Despite a drop in the number of refugees and migrants reaching Europe last year, the dangers many face along the way have in some cases increased, according to a new report by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, setting out changing patterns of movement.

10 Apr 2018 description
report Caritas

Bajo el lema “Tendiendo Puentes”, una delegación recorre varios proyectos para migrantes y refugiados en el norte de África.

Una delegación de las entidades que integran la red Migrantes Con Derechos, –Cáritas Española, la Comisión Episcopal de Migraciones, CONFER, y Justicia y Paz— está realizando, desde el 9 al 11 de abril, un recorrido por el norte de África, en el que, bajo el lema “Tendiendo Puentes”, se visitan diversos proyectos de acogida de inmigrantes y refugiados en Ceuta y Tánger.