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Italy-US Resolution on Migrant Trafficking Unanimously Adopted in Vienna

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VIENNA, 22 MAY - The 30th Session of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) met in Vienna from May...

UNODC report on trafficking finds impact of Covid recession

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VIENNA, FEBRUARY 2 - The share of children among detected trafficking victims has tripled while the share of boys has increased five times in...

IOM Informing Migrant Communities in Italy on Protection from COVID-19

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ROME, MARCH 27 - An information leaflet on COVID-19 which has been translated into 26 languages has been produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Coordination Office for the Mediterranean. Languages...

Coronavirus: UN agencies temporarily suspend refugees resettlement travel

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GENEVA, MARCH 17 - A “vital lifeline” for vulnerable families forced to flee their homelands has fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic as two UN agencies announced on Tuesday that...

IOM Launches Guidance to Improve Protection and Assistance for Migrants Vulnerable...

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GENEVA, FEBRUARY 21 - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) launched  a  new  suite of publications to support  the identification of  vulnerabilities associated with migration...

IOM calls for alternative safe disembarkation mechanism for migrants rescued feeing...

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GENEVA, FEBRUARY 19 -  The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling on the international community including the European Union to find an alternative...

IOM: Global Migrant Deaths Decline, but Tragedies Continue Worldwide

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GENEVA, DECEMBER 20 - As 2019 draws to a close, the International Organization for Migration reports that there has been a sharp decline in the...

IOM estimates number of international migrants in 2019 at 270 million...

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GENEVA, NOVEMBER 28 - The number of international migrants in 2019 is now estimated at 270 million and they send home a staggering 689...

European University research shows there is no ‘pull factor’ for migrants...

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FLORENCE, NOVEMBER 20 - European University research research shows there is no correlation between the activities of sea rescue NGOs and migrants departures from...

With a cast of refugees Mozart’s Idomeneo plays at the Rome...

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ROME, NOVEMBER 11TH- A version of Mozart's Idomeneo in which the cast includes migrants and refugees is playing until November 16 at the Rome...

Migrants: UNDP report, 93% said that they would do it again,...

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NEW YORK, 22 OTTOBRE - Irregular migrants who made the fraught journey from Africa to Europe would do so again despite knowing the dangers of...

Libya: UNSC renews authorization to fight migrant smuggling

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NEW YORK, OCTOBER 3 - The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously extended the authorization to fight migrant smuggling or human trafficking off the Libyan...

UNHCR: Morocco shipwreck brings total of Mediterranean deaths in 2019 to...

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GENEVA, OCTOBER 2 - Over 1,000 refugees and migrants have died or gone missing while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea so far this year,...

Migrants: IOM warns of reaching 1,000 deaths on Mediterranean in 2019

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GENEVA, OCTOBER 1-The recent spate of Mediterranean Sea tragedies along all three migratory routes have brought the number of confirmed fatalities in 2019 to 994 men,...

Migrants: Agrigento’s prosecutor addresses the UN in Vienna on efforts against...

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VIENNA, SEPTEMBER 11 - Salvatore Vella, the state prosecutor of Agrigento, is participating today at a meeting on "Smuggling and trafficking of migrants"  at...

IOM: over 46,000 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe in 2019;...

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GENEVA, AUGUST 30 - IOM reported today that 46,521 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through 28 August, roughly a 32 per cent...

Italy reacts to UN criticism of security decree: “narrow minded and...

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GENEVA, JUNE 11 - A May 15 letter from the United Nations in Geneva to Italy criticising the alleged restriction on migrants human rights in...

New Funding for EU-IOM Joint Initiative in the Horn of Africa

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NAIROBI, MAY 24 - The European Union (EU) has committed an additional EUR 18 million to its partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) known as...

Wreck of boat that sank in Mediterranean arrives in Venice for...

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VENICE, MAY 7 - The wreck of boat which sank in the Mediterranean Sea in 2015 arrived today in Venice to appear in the...

IOM: 812 migrants arrived by sea in Italy in 2019, a...

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GENEVA, MAY 3 - According to IOM Rome’s Flavio Di Giacomo, citing official Ministry of Interior figures, 812 migrants have arrived by sea to...