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Migration is a global challenge that requires a global response. On the occasion of the International Migrants Day, with over 258 million migrants worldwide, the European Union confirms its commitment to contribute to managing migration in a humane way. Through its partnership approach the EU works
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/12/2018
More than 32,000 stranded and vulnerable migrants were supported to voluntarily return to their countries of origin and over 44,000 migrants have received assistance upon arrival since the start of the EU-IOM Joint Initiative. The Joint Initiative was vital for Pierre-Roland, Helène and Jean-Marc,
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 07/08/2018
Today marks the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Behind each victim lie frightful suffering and experiences that must be appropriately addressed and prevented. Globally an estimated number of 2.45 million people, of which 1.2 million children, are trafficked every year. The EU takes the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 30/07/2018
While important progress has been achieved and the number of deaths at sea has significantly decreased, a large number of crossings still happen along the Central Mediterranean route and many migrants are faced with dire conditions along their journeys. The EU has already made an enormous effort,
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in New York - Publication date: 28/03/2018
Thanks to the strong support of the European Union and the active cooperation of the African Union, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) assisted 15,000 migrants to return voluntarily to their homes from Libya. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has also
Author: Publication date: 02/03/2018
The EU has granted EUR 28 million to Serbia to strengthen the country's capacities to effectively control its borders, reducing organised crime and irregular migration, and an additional EUR 16 million to support refugees – mostly from Syria – and their host communities.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 14/02/2018
The European Union and Afghanistan have launched, in the framework of the inaugural Joint EU-Afghanistan Committee, a new phase of cooperation and partnership aiming to bolster security, good governance, economic growth and human rights.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/02/2018