Press & News
21 November 2019
13 November 2019
JOINT IOM-UNHCR PRESS RELEASE
Geneva –The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) yesterday (13/11) launched a USD 1.35 billion regional plan to respond to the increasing humanitarian needs of Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the communities hosting them.
Athens, 23 October 2019
IOM is expressing concern about the violent incidents that took place in the area of Vrasna in Northern Greece, where part of the local population reacted to the transfer of vulnerable migrants from the island of Samos to temporary accommodation facilities.
Athens, 08 October 2019
Athens – Another 700 vulnerable refugees and migrants were safely transported from the Greek islands to the mainland on Monday (07/10) morning as part of Greece’s ongoing effort to decongest the overcrowded North-Eastern Aegean islands.
Athens, 27 September 2019
Ankara/Athens – At the International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Western Turkey warehouse in the port city of Izmir, stocks of basic supplies – food, water, blankets, shoes, and clothing – are nearly depleted.
Athens, 11 September 2019
BRUSSELS/GENEVA - Three UN agencies are calling on European States to increase resources and practical support for their school systems to ensure all refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant children can access and stay in quality education.
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Athens, 29 July 2019
Geneva, 23 July 2109
Today’s discussions in Paris with European States on addressing the situation on the Mediterranean Sea, and preventing loss of life in Libya, are welcome and much needed. The violence in Tripoli in recent weeks has made the situation more desperate than ever, and the need for action critical.