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23 Oct 2019 description

Persons of Concern to UNHCR in Libya

As of 21 October 2019, a total of 45,977 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,139 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in one of the accessible Libyan detention centres.

Evacuation from Libya

22 Oct 2019 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Burkina Faso

General: Across Burkina Faso, jihadist violence continued to deprive half a million IDPs of access to health care. Source: AFP

Democratic Republic of the Congo

22 Oct 2019 description

La majorité referait le voyage malgré les risques

New York – Les migrants irréguliers qui ont effectué le périlleux voyage de l’Afrique vers l’Europe le referaient, même conscients des dangers. Environ 93 % des près de 2 000 migrants en situation irrégulière interrogés ont connu le danger durant leur voyage, mais seulement 2 % ont déclaré qu’ils seraient restés chez eux s’ils avaient eu connaissance des risques.

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

18 Oct 2019 description
report Human Rights Watch

Faute d’accès à un hébergement, les enfants ont trouvé refuge dans un squat

By Camille Marquis, Coordinatrice de plaidoyer

18 Oct 2019 description
report Human Rights Watch

Children sought shelter in a squat when no shelter was provided to them

By Camille Marquis, Senior Advocacy Coordinator

18 Oct 2019 description

Geneva – IOM reports that 79,350 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through 17 October, roughly a 13 per cent decrease from the 91,094 arriving during the same period last year.

17 Oct 2019 description

In Mali, Flow Monitoring Points are set up at key transit locations across the country (Gao, Timbuktu, Kidal, Menaka, Mopti, Kayes, Segou, Sikasso and Bamako) to monitor the movements of travelers coming from and headed to other countries in West and North Africa. In September 2019, the average daily number of individuals observed at the Flow Monitoring Points (307) increased by 32 per cent compared to the previous month. Nationals from Mali, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, and Burkina Faso accounted for 71 per cent of all the migrants recorded at the flow monitoring points.

16 Oct 2019 description

Persons of Concern to UNHCR in Libya

As of 14 October 2019, a total of 45,744 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,199 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in one of the accessible Libyan detention centres.

Evacuation from Libya

16 Oct 2019 description
report Save the Children

Save the Children calls for immediate protection of Syrian, Iraqi and foreign children, and for governments to urgently repatriate children to their countries of origin

Fewer than 350 children living in three camps in North East Syria and born to parents from a nationality other than Syrian or Iraqi are known to have been repatriated to their home country since January 2019 out of more than 9,800 [1].

14 Oct 2019 description
report European Union

The ‘Messina model’ can be understood as the practical modus operandi that was developed, applied and tested in Messina, Sicily during the Seawatch 3 disembarkation / voluntary relocation in March 2019.

This model has subsequently been applied in several other disembarkations / voluntary relocations in / from Malta and Italy and has proved to be a robust but flexible mechanism. Three of these operations are still on-going (Ocean Viking in Malta and Open Arms and Eleanor in Italy).

11 Oct 2019 description

In the last few weeks, some progress has been made on the temporary arrangements for disembarkation and relocation in the Mediterranean, first at a special meeting in Valletta and at the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Tuesday. ECRE offers a cautious welcome to these developments: welcome because there are more positive than negative elements but cautious because undesirable points still find their way in. The agreement now needs to be finalised and expanded.

The Coalition and the Agreement

11 Oct 2019 description

• UNHCR and partners counselled over 2,500 asylum-seekers at over thirty sites throughout the country. 326 unaccompanied or separated children (UASC) benefitted from guardianship under the UNHCR project. Eighteen asylum-seekers, including two UASC, signed powers of attorney for UNHCR project lawyers to represent them in asylum procedures.

11 Oct 2019 description
report The Global Fund

LYON, France – Faisant preuve d’une solidarité mondiale sans précédent, les donateurs réunis à l’occasion de la sixième Conférence de reconstitution des ressources du Fonds mondial ont promis 14,02 milliards de dollars US pour les trois prochaines années. Jamais une organisation multilatérale du secteur de la santé n’avait récolté une telle somme, la plus importante obtenue par le Fonds mondial. Ces ressources aideront à sauver 16 millions de vies et à mettre fin aux épidémies de sida, de tuberculose et de paludisme d’ici 2030.

10 Oct 2019 description
report The Global Fund

LYON, France – In an unprecedented show of global solidarity, donors at the Global Fund's Sixth Replenishment Conference pledged US$14.02 billion for the next three years – the largest amount ever raised for a multilateral health organization, and the largest amount by the Global Fund. The funds will help save 16 million lives and end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030.

08 Oct 2019 description

Persons of Concern to UNHCR in Libya

As of 7 October 2019, a total of 45,713 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,359 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in one of the accessible Libyan detention centres.

Evacuation from Libya

08 Oct 2019 description

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor commends the new plan agreed upon by Germany, France, Italy and Malta to welcome more migrants and refugees rescued in the Mediterranean. This is a significant step towards addressing the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean but also towards establishing better migration policies in Europe.

01 Oct 2019 description

INTRODUCTION

Ce rapport est composé d’un ensemble d’infographies et de cartes introduisant les différents phénomènes et tendances migratoires au Mali. Il dévoile les différents mouvements de populations recensés depuis, vers et au sein du territoire malien et dresse le profil des populations en mouvements.

24 Sep 2019 description

Persons of Concern to UNHCR in Libya

As of 22 September 2019, a total of 48,199 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,486 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in one of the accessible Libyan detention centres.

Evacuation from Libya