Brussels, 16 May 2018
The Commission is today reporting on progress made under the European Agenda on Migration and the Commission's roadmap from December 2017, and is setting out further key actions to be taken.
PARIS – Le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) remercie la France pour son engagement contre la faim et la malnutrition dans le monde, concrétisé par une contribution de près de dix millions d’euros.
16,600 in Q1 2018
178,500 in 2017
362,300 in 2016
Dead and Missing
500 in Q1 2018
3,139 in 2017
5,096 in 2016
COUNTRIES OF FIRST ARRIVAL
Some 33,000 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain in 2017. Although this is an almost 70% decrease compared to 2016, in 2017 the proportion of children arriving unaccompanied or separated (UASC) has increased by 31%
Some 20,000 unaccompanied and separated children arrived in Europe in 2017. 4 in every 5 UASC arrived in Italy. On average 86% of children arriving in Italy and Spain are UASC.
This desk review report is part of the outputs of the first phase of IOM’s project implementation on data collection to enable a better understanding of migration flows from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan and Somalia towards Europe. This study, rolled out by DTM with support from various IOM country offices, aims to collect data to foster a better understanding of migration movements from Somalia to Europe.
A large majority of migrants are men (90%).
8% of observed migrants at Flow Monitoring Points are minors.
93,973 migrants (20,877 incoming and 73,096 outgoing) were observed at Flow Monitoring Points, representing an average of 147 migrants per day
The majority of surveyed migrants indicated their intention to travel to Algeria and Libya, while 39% intended to travel to Europe, in particular Italy and Spain.
Algeria, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Niger are major transit points after Mali.
IOM works with national and local authorities in order to gain better understanding of population movements throughout West and Central Africa. Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends, and routes, at entry, transit or exit points (such as border crossing posts, bus stations, rest areas, police checkpoints and reception centres).
Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Minister of State attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, will take part in the Brussels II conference on the future of Syria and the region.
This conference will be chaired by the EU and the UN and follows on from the conferences in London (February 4, 2016) and Brussels (April 5, 2017). It will reaffirm the international community’s support for a political solution to the Syrian conflict and will aim to strengthen the international response to the humanitarian consequences of the crisis and support for the refugees and host countries.
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.
PARIS, April 16 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday France will contribute 50 million euros ($61.9 million) toward urgent humanitarian aid for Syria following a meeting with a group of non-governmental organisations (NGO) in Paris.
"This evening I brought together NGOs working on the ground in Syria. Faced with the humanitarian situation, France is setting up an emergency programme of 50 million euros," Macron said on his official Twitter account.
Les parlementaires devraient amender le projet pour garantir l’accès à une protection
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 8-14 April 2018 and includes updates on measles, dengue, rubella, influenza, listeria and yellow fever.
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.
Communiqué de presse conjoint de Jean-Yves Le Drian, ministre de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères et de Bruno Le Maire, ministre de l’Economie et des Finances
• El proyecto se lleva a cabo en siete ciudades europeas de Reino Unido, Francia, Austria, Dinamarca, Italia, Eslovenia y Chipre.
• Está cofinanciado por la Dirección General de Empleo, Asuntos Sociales e Inclusión de la Comisión Europea.
GENEVE (4 avril 2018) – Des experts des droits de l’homme de l’ONU* exhortent la France à faire davantage pour fournir de l’eau potable, des services d’assainissement et des abris d’urgence aux migrants et aux demandeurs d’asile de Calais, Grande-Synthe, Tatinghem, Dieppe et d’autres régions de la côte du nord de la France.