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A sea rescue by the Sea-Watch team
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FRA: Migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean updated

Since January, on average 5 people have died per day crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. On World Refugee Day 2022, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) underlined the struggles ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
Protecting rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls: Council of Europe recommendation adopted
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The Council of Europe has adopted recommendations to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
IOM staff and local authorities discuss the needs of internally displaced persons in front of a damaged school in Zhytomyr centre.
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International Organization for Migration (IOM): Needs Growing for Over 8 Million Internally Displaced in Ukraine

The official number of people internally displaced by the war in Ukraine has surpassed the 8 million mark, according to the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) latest ...

Last update 31 May 2022
The Council of Europe has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls.
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Council of Europe: the Committee of Ministers has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to ...

Last update 31 May 2022
Gagik Mkrtchyan in his home in southern Armenia
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Amnesty International: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict caused decades of misery for older people.

The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh territory has caused decades of misery for older people, Amnesty International said in two new reports published ...

Last update 18 May 2022
Refugees and migrants crossing Macedonia.
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Galilean School of Higher Education - Social Sciences Seminar Series 2022 "Forced Migration, Refugees and Resettlment"

The Galilean School of Higher Education organizes the first social sciences Seminar Series 2022. The theme of this year is "Forced Migration, Refugees and Resettlement". Program Aula ...

Last update 24 Feb 2022
Human rights approach needed for internally displaced people’s housing, land and property
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United Nations: Human rights approach needed for internally displaced people’s housing, land and property

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Cecilia Jimenez-Damary presented a report to the Human Rights Council, stating that an approach which engages ...

Last update 15 Jul 2021
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EU Agency for Fundamental Rights and Council of Europe: Strengthening human rights protection at borders

A new joint EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and Council of Europe note was released recently. The note focuses on effective remedies for human rights violations at the European borders. It ...

Last update 15 Jul 2021
ECRI report 2020 foto
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ECRI annual report 2020: Covid-19 deepened inequalities, racism, growing religious intolerance, and backlash against LGBTI people

The Council of Europe’s Commission against racism and intolerance (ECRI), at the occasion of the International Day against Racial Discrimination on 21 March, has published its 2020 annual ...

Last update 22 Mar 2021
Manuale sul diritto europeo in materia di asilo, frontiere e immigrazione
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FRA published the Italian asylum and migration handbook

At the event held by the Italian Academy of Law and Migration, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presented the Italian version of the handbook on European law relating to ...

Last update 11 Mar 2021
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FRA published the Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration

One day before the International Migrant Day, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights published the third edition of the Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and ...

Last update 7 Jan 2021
Yoomi Renström, Rapporteur of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
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Congress of Local and Regional Authorities Rapporteur calls for solidarity with local authorities to urgently remedy refugee situation after Moria fires

Against the background of the devastating fires in the “Moria Reception and Identification Centre” on the Greek island of Lesbos, Yoomi Renström, Rapporteur of the Congress of Local ...

Last update 1 Oct 2020
Court of Justice of the European Union
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The Challenges for Asylum Seekers’ Rights from Populist Majorities’ Interventions on Domestic Asylum Procedures and the Judicial Activism of the CJEU

Elisa Enrione holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis, discussed in November 2019 ...

Last update 3 Feb 2020
French farmer Cédric Herrou, who received a four-month suspended jail sentence in August 2017 for helping some migrants to crossing the Italian-French border.
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The Criminalisation of Humanitarian Assistance Towards Irregular Migrants in the EU

Sara Tosoni holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis discussed, in March 2019, ...

Last update 7 Oct 2019
Rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea
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The UN Refugee Agency expresses concern about the conversion into law of the security decree by the Italian Parliament

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the Italian Parliament’s decision of 5th August 2019, to convert into law a security decree that imposes more severe penalties on boats and ...

Last update 21 Aug 2019