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  • Since the beginning of 2017, one person out of 35 has died on the sea journey from Libya to Italy.
    highlight 07 May 2017 (18 days ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • In 2016, NGOs rescued more than 46,000 people in the central Mediterranean, representing over 26 per cent of all rescue operations. This trend continues, reaching 33 per cent since the beginning of the year.
    highlight 07 May 2017 (18 days ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • The increasing numbers of passengers on board vessels used by traffickers are the main cause of shipwrecks in the Central Mediterranean, and risks are increased by the worsening quality of vessels and the increasing use of rubber boats instead of wooden ones.
    highlight 07 May 2017 (18 days ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR and UNICEF welcome the call made by the European Commission to Member States to increase resettlement and other legal pathways for children to safely reach Europe.
    highlight 12 Apr 2017 (1 month ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR and UNICEF hope that new EU guidelines will be concrete contribution to the protection of the many children who arrive to Europe after having been forced to flee their homes due to violence, war and conflict.
    highlight 12 Apr 2017 (1 month ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • Physical barriers and restrictive policies in Hungary have resulted in effectively denying access to territory and asylum for those in need of international protection.
    highlight 10 Apr 2017 (1 month ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • Saving lives at sea must remain key priority. UNHCR commends the action of the Italian Coast Guard in coordination with Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.
    highlight 29 Mar 2017 (1 month ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • NGOs provide additional and much needed rescue capacity. In 2016, 26 per cent of all rescue operations in the central Mediterranean were performed by NGOs, more than twice than the previous year.
    highlight 29 Mar 2017 (1 month ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • Latest shipwreck in the Mediterranean comes as a stark reminder of the vital importance of robust search and rescue capacities.
    highlight 29 Mar 2017 (1 month ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants
  • UNHCR issued eight recommendations to help ensure a sustainable refugee response in Greece.
    highlight 27 Mar 2017 (1 month ago)
    / Various - Refugees/Migrants