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  • New UNHCR report shows the sea route to Greece has gained more traction, sea arrivals to Italy have reduced and migrants and refugees are using increasingly diversified journeys to reach Europe.
    highlight 24 Nov 2017 (21 days ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR urges EU Member States to promptly relocate all asylum-seekers eligible under the EU’s emergency relocation scheme and for it to continue beyond the two years originally planned.
    highlight 26 Sep 2017 (2 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR has previously called for a review of the eligibility criteria and for the 75 percent protection rate threshold to be lowered, as this would allow for more people likely to be in need of international protection to be included.
    highlight 26 Sep 2017 (2 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi called on Hungary to improve access for people seeking asylum and to do away with its so-called border “transit zones,” which he said are in effect detention centres.
    highlight 12 Sep 2017 (3 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR calls for additional 40,000 resettlement places to be made available for refugees located in 15 priority countries along the Central Mediterranean route.
    highlight 11 Sep 2017 (3 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • The number of new arrivals in Greece's eastern Aegean islands, which accelerated in August, is putting pressure on overcrowded reception facilities and hampering efforts to improve conditions.
    highlight 08 Sep 2017 (3 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • To offer alternatives to dangerous journeys to Europe, UNHCR seeks support for a comprehensive strategy with interventions at three different points: in the countries of origin and transit in sub-Saharan Africa, in North Africa, and in the destination countries in Europe.
    highlight 18 Jul 2017 (4 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR, UNICEF and IRC issue a roadmap for action to improve the situation of unaccompanied and separated children in Europe: efficient and harmonized processes are needed so that children can understand procedures and access protection and solutions in accordance with their best interests.
    highlight 10 Jul 2017 (5 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • A UNHCR study finds that around half of those travelling to Libya do so believing they can find jobs there, but end up fleeing onwards to Europe to escape life-threatening insecurity, instability, difficult economic conditions plus widespread exploitation and abuse.
    highlight 03 Jul 2017 (5 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • Sea arrivals in Italy are a matter of international concern, requiring a joined-up, comprehensive regional approach. Europe in particular needs to be fully involved through an urgent distribution system, increased external engagement and additional legal pathways of admission.
    highlight 01 Jul 2017 (5 months ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants