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31 Dec 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub
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Monthly trend report

Covering mixed migration to, through & from NORTH AFRICA

About: MHub is the regional knowledge hub and secretariat for the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force, comprising of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR, UNICEF and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensure the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

27 Dec 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub
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Monthly trend report

Covering mixed migration to, through & from NORTH AFRICA

About: MHub is the regional knowledge hub and secretariat for the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force, comprising of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR, UNICEF and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensure the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

17 Dec 2016 description

National human rights bodies playing key role in advancing Africa’s rights agenda, says study

National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) have become an integral part of the structure for the human rights protection system in Africa, a report released on 21 October by the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) has shown.

16 Dec 2016 description
report European Commission

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 16 December 2016

Today, the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa adopted a €37 million package to increase protection of migrants and to strengthen effective migration management in North Africa

13 Dec 2016 description

Protecting migrants from human traffickers and people smugglers.

13 Dec 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

REGIONAL

Relocation and resettlement

12 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Kingdom of Morocco and WFP, extending the partnership to enhance the national school meals programme until end of December 2017.
  • The Tunisian Minister of Education met with WFP’s Executive Director in Rome to reinforce the already strong partnership and discuss the potential for leveraging the Tunisian experience as a regional model for school meals in the Middle East and North Africa.

WFP Assistance

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

28 Nov 2016 description

Conservation Agriculture has the potential to enhance soil fertility and reduce erosion across 260,000 hectares (ha) of fragile and degraded cereal land in Tunisia, according to a joint study by the country’s National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRAT) and ICARDA.

27 Nov 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Favourable conditions for planting of 2017 winter grain crops

  • Below average cereal harvest gathered in 2016 due to lack of precipitation in beginning of season

  • Relatively stable domestic grain prices observed

  • Economic growth slows down again; high unemployment rates, in particular among young people, remains a concern

Favourable conditions for planting of 2017 winter grain crops

21 Nov 2016 description

21 November 2016 – Amman: Generations For Peace today announced a new partnership to implement a two year research project led by the Generations For Peace Insitute aiming to enhance knowledge about programmatic interventions that bolster individual and community resilience to violent extremism in Tunisia.

15 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • Employees of Sodexo, the global leader in Quality of Life Services and the founding partner of Stop Hunger, a global non-profit organization, undertook a mission to Tunisia to advise on supply chain, food preparation and distribution management. Their contribution will enhance the capacity to deliver hot meals in the Zaghouan central kitchen pilot.

  • The Ministry of Education, the Italian Cooperation (AICS) and WFP agreed to leverage on 138 school kitchens equipped by AICS, to act as hubs to replicate the model across Tunisia.

15 Nov 2016 description
report European Union

FRAN QUARTERLY: ILLEGAL BORDER-CROSSINGS DROP BY MORE THAN HALF IN Q2 2016

The detections of illegal border-crossing at EU’s external borders dropped by more than half in the second quarter compared with the same period of 2015. The majority of migrants were detected on the Central Mediterranean route, where more than 51 000 migrants were rescued in international waters and brought to Italy.

04 Nov 2016 description

By Ezzaddean El Safi

Having made strides towards democracy, Tunisia is often hailed as the success story of the Arab uprisings. But the economic woes that triggered the revolts have yet to be addressed. Originating in rural areas where agriculture is the lifeblood of the economy, the protests that led to the Tunisian revolution highlighted the growing regional disparities that have long characterized the country.

02 Nov 2016 description

Global Overview OCTOBER 2016

31 Oct 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

ABOUT

  • MHub is undertaking field surveys with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers along key migratory routes to build up a body of data over time and to map country and regional level mixed migration trends.

  • This snapshot presents early survey findings of the profiles, intentions and experiences of those moving in mixed migration flows who have recently arrived in Tunisia in the last year.

30 Oct 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub
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REGIONAL

EU allocates funding to manage migration and address root causes

28 Oct 2016 description

Key Figures
Mediterranean
332,492
arrivals by sea in 2016*
3,930
dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

24 Oct 2016 description

4,328 INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED IN THE PERIOD FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER 2016 BY IOM IN THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, GREECE, HUNGARY, SERBIA, AND ITALY

ABOUT DTM’S FLOW MONITORING SURVEYS