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17 Oct 2017 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 31 July 2017, 25,556 refugees were submitted by UNHCR for resettlement to 22 countries in Europe, only 11% less than the total for 2016 and already 130% more than the average rate of 11,100 submissions per year during the last decade.

17 Oct 2017 description

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 145,355 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 15 October, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 319,594 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

17 Oct 2017 description

145,355 Arrivals by sea in 2017

363,401 Arrivals in 2017

2,776 Dead / Missing

13 Oct 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 142,913 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 11 October, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 318,791 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

12 Oct 2017 description

The number of Venezuelans seeking asylum has increased yearly since 2014. Between 2014 2017, around 99,000 asylum claims were lodged, half of which in 2017 alone (as of September).

The primary receiving countries of Venezuelan asylum seekers in the region between 2014 and 2017 have been: USA: 46,000, Brazil: 16,500, Peru: 9,500; Costa Rica: 3,300 and Panama: 3,000.

Considering the evolving situation in Venezuela, it is projected that people will continue to leave the country over the coming months. UNHCR is stepping up its response accordingly.

10 Oct 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 140,538 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 8 October, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 318,207 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

10 Oct 2017 description

140,538 Arrivals by sea in 2017

363,401 Arrivals in 20106

2,754 Dead / Missing

09 Oct 2017 description

Key Figures

2,655 Dead and Missing in 2017 (as of 30 September 2017)

3,543 Dead and Missing in 2016 (as of 30 September 2016)

5,096 Dead and Missing in 2016

06 Oct 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 139,763 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 4 October, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 312,153 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

06 Oct 2017 description
  • 139,763 Arrivals by sea in 2017

  • 363,401 Arrivals in 20106

  • 2,726 Dead / Missing

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

A. Situational analysis including new developments

03 Oct 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 138,232 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 1 October, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 304,933 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

03 Oct 2017 description
  • 138,232 Arrivals by sea in 2017
  • 363,401 Arrivals in 20106
  • 2,658 Dead / Missing
30 Sep 2017 description

29,401 Total persons relocated
20,323 Relocated from Greece (30% of 66,400)
** 9,078** Relocated from Italy (23% of 39,600)

29 Sep 2017 description

La Agencia Española de Cooperacion (AECID) ha impulsado, en los últimos años en Nicaragua, dos programas en el Golfo de Fonseca y en el departamento de Chinandega que han mejorado el acceso al agua y al saneamiento de 30.000 personas. Ambos han priorizado el enfoque de género, incrementando el liderazgo de las mujeres en la gestión.

29 Sep 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 135,937 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 27 September, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 302,803 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

IOM Rome reported on Thursday (28 September) that, according to official figures of the Italian Ministry of Interior, 104,082 migrants arrived by sea to Italy this year, or some 21.5 per cent fewer than last year in the same period.

29 Sep 2017 description

Esta iniciativa fue lanzada oficialmente en 2014 por Reino Unido y Suecia con el objetivo de transformar la manera en la que se aborda la violencia de género en situaciones de emergencia

29 Sep 2017 description
  • 135,937 Arrivals by sea in 2017
  • 363,401 Arrivals in 20106
  • 2,655 Dead / Missing
29 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam

La ONG pide un nuevo sistema de reubicación no discriminatorio y que exija rendición de cuentas a los Estados miembros

Al expirar el plazo (este martes 26 de septiembre a las 00:01) para que la Comisión Europea diese una respuesta a la denuncia interpuesta por Oxfam Intermón por el incumplimiento de la cuota de acogida del Gobierno de España, el director de Oxfam Intermón, José María Vera, ha declarado: