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14 May 2018 description

On Thursday 17 May, EU Heads of State are meeting their counterparts from the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo) to discuss cooperation in several areas, including migration and security. Following increased arrivals of refugees and migrants to both the Western Balkans and the EU, the issue of border control has gained prominence, resulting in more investments and cooperation agreements between the EU and Western Balkan countries.

14 Oct 2016 description
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This briefing paper is the result of a joint effort by 12 national and international organizations operating in Greece. The aim is to explain the current situation for those stranded in Greece for over six months since the closure of the northern border and introduction of the European Union (EU) – Turkey deal.

27 Jun 2016 description

Joint NGO statement ahead of the European Council of 28-29 June 2016 NGOs strongly condemn new EU policies to contain migration

At the upcoming European Council, European Union (EU) leaders will discuss the European Commission’s Communication on a new Partnership Framework with third countries. The Communication proposes an approach which aims to leverage existing EU and Member States' external cooperation instruments and tools in order to stem migration to Europe.

09 Oct 2015 description

The European Union and its Member States must urgently scale up their responses to the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe as winter approaches before more lives get lost, five major humanitarian organisations said today.

As another high-level EU migration meeting convenes on October 8, the organisations – CARE International, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Welthungerhilfe, International Catholic Migration Committee (ICMC), and World Vision – called for a common and comprehensive approach that addresses root causes of displacement and prioritizes human rights.

16 Sep 2015 description
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How does it feel to have no choice but to run? It has been three weeks since Syrian refugee Mohammed and his family left home in order to survive. Once a small business owner providing his family with a comfortable life, they now face an uncertain future.

06 Oct 1999 description
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By Amy Lynn O'Toole, Press Officer

02 Sep 1999 description
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The Kosovo refugee crisis was the worst humanitarian disaster in Europe since the Second World War. From March 24, when NATO began bombing Yugoslavia, until June 10, when a peace agreement was signed between the Yugoslav government and NATO, more than 1 million ethnic Albanian refugees fled the province of Kosovo. The refugees, many of whom were forced from their homes at gunpoint, crossed over into neighboring Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Hundreds of thousands more were internally displaced within Kosovo's borders.

09 Jul 1999 description
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Teams Provide Vital Aid to Those in Need

06 Jul 1999 description
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Agency Increases Activities in Kosovo
Agency Increases Activities in Kosovo Nearly 62,700 Kosovars have gone back to Kosovo over the past three days, bringing the total number of returns to date to 589,600. An estimated 166,800 Kosovar refugees and displaced people remain in the region, including 23,100 in Montenegro, 22,600 in Macedonia, 103,700 in Albania and 17,400 in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

30 Jun 1999 description
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CONTACT: Allen Clinton, CARE Public Relations, 404-374-3683

19 Jun 1999 description
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By Wendy Driscoll of CARE/USA

18 Jun 1999 description
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By Wendy Driscoll of CARE USA
CONTACT: Claudia M. Chang

11 Jun 1999 description
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Programs estimated to cost $2.6 million over the next 60 days

07 Jun 1999 description
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CONTACT: Cynthia Glocker, (404) 374-4061 or Allen Clinton (404) 374-3683

24 May 1999 description
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By Anne Goddard

24 May 1999 description
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18 May 1999 description
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CARE Encouraging Kosovo Refugee Leaders to Move Away from Kukes
CONTACT: Atlanta Press Office:
Kathy Doherty, 404/681-2552, ext. 203
Weekend and after hours:

17 May 1999 description
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by Anne Lynam Goddard

28 Apr 1999 description
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Funds will provide baby food for Kosovar refugee families