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REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS
Stockholm, Afghanistan. Same Thing.
Sweden's first Secretary of Dining, founder of Invitationsdepa...
During the year of grace 2013, I worked as a Swedish for immigrants language teacher in the outskirts of my hometown Stockholm. Sweden is statistically multicultural, with roughly one-fifth of the population being born abroad or with both parents being born abroad.
Migration and Youth
Graduate student of environmental planning and management at t...
Integration is an Ongoing Adventure
Afsoon works as a lawyer for Canada's Department of Justice, w...
Former refugee, speaker, poet, and photographer. Founder of Na...
Migrants fleeing conflict, persecution and poverty can easily fall prey to traffickers
Maria Grazia Giammarinaro
UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in...
How many of today's refugees and migrants are victims of human trafficking? The UN Migration Summit, which begins today in New York, must also be a Summit for Trafficked Migrants.
Migration: A Crucial Force for Development and Global Integration
President Enrique Peña Nieto
President of Mexico
Migrants symbolize the force that moves humanity forward.
Dalai Lama And Archbishop Tutu: Refugees And The Birth Of Empathy
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Often we hear about another's tragedy, and it makes us feel better about our own situation. The recognition that we are all connected -- whether Tibetan Buddhists or Hui Muslims -- is the birth of empathy and compassion.
UN General Assembly Adopts Historic Declaration for Refugees and Migrants
President of the 71st session of the United Nations General As...
The desperate ordeal often faced by refugees and migrants in large movements, together with the recognition that these movements have political, economic, social, developmental, humanitarian and human rights ramifications that cross all borders, call for global approaches and global solutions.
How the EU Bank is Tackling the Migration and Refugee Challenge
Director of Communication, European Investment Bank
How to Save the UN
Former Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC
I urge the Security Council to avoid the path of least resistance, I urge them to push for transformation. Don't choose politics, choose the right person for the job.
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Pregnant and on the Run
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
Late Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Populatio...
They are part of the largest wave of forcibly displaced people in history - some 65.3 million people are currently displaced
Migration is our History, Reality, and Future
William Lacy Swing
Director General of the International Organization for Migrati...
Migration is history's oldest and most effective anti-poverty measure, a natural human response to challenges and a facilitator of greater opportunities.
How the 19 September UN Summit Will Make A Difference for Refugees and Migrants
Special Adviser of the UN Secretary-General on the Summit on A...
I am watching with hope and anticipation that the meeting today will be the beginning of making positive differences in the lives of refugees and migrants all over the world, as well as for the countries hosting them.
A Better World For Refugees
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Today's UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants could not be more urgently needed.
Prosecution Without Persecution: Tackling Criminals, While Respecting Migrants' Rights
Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime
For justice to prevail, and to apply to every child, woman and man, we must work ceaselessly together, share responsibility and acknowledge that we cannot stand on the side lines while humans suffer.
World Leaders Have An Historic Opportunity To Support Migrants And Refugees
Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
This week, world leaders have an historic opportunity to address this issue and come together in a spirit of shared responsibility for the world's refugees and migrants.
International Employment: An Alternative Pathway for Refugees
Executive Director of Talent Beyond Boundaries
Refugees: A global challenge, and a global opportunity
Pioneering lawyer and pro-democracy campaigner; leading activi...
Only a concerted international approach guided by the principles of solidarity, human rights and respect can deliver a durable solution Failure to rise to the challenge will only exacerbate the plethora of refugee crises the world faces today which in turn will further worsen global stability.
Germany Stands By Its Commitment In The Refugee Crisis
German Ambassador to the U.S.
It was one year ago that Germany began to feel the full impact of the refugee crisis, with the first trains of refugees arriving at the Munich train station. It was clear from the outset that Germany had to assume responsibility in the crisis, and so we did.
For a world on the move: The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants
Director of the Population Division in the United Nations Depa...
Solidarity and responsibility sharing.
Swedish Minister for Justice and Migration
Sweden actively promotes the strengthening of bi-lateral partnerships between other third other countries and major refugee
Host Communities: Too Often Forgotten In The Refugee and Migrant Crisis
UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Assistant Administrato...
It's not just refugees and migrants who need more support as the world struggles to respond to unprecedented movements of people globally. A third group--host communities--are also deeply affected.
Empowering Women And Girl Migrants And Refugees
Deputy Executive Director, UN Women & Assistant Secretary-Gene...
Ensuring gender equality, the empowerment of all women and girls and the realization of their human rights, must be a central driving force of the historic opportunity in addressing the largest movement of refugees and migrants since the Second World War.
Educate for Peace
Director General, UNESCO
I have heard the same message across the world, at the Protection of Civilians Site in Juba, South Sudan, and in the camps in Gaziantep, Turkey, where young Syrian girls and boys shared their thirst for education, their aspirations for a better future.
Protecting Migrants' Rights Is In Everyone's Interest
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Today we face a crisis of political will and moral courage. It cries out for sane, collective action.
Migrants and Refugees: A Global Problem or a Local Solution ?
UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator a...
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