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Council of Europe: New Recommendation on age assessment in the context of migration

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers has adopted a new Recommendation to member States on human rights principles and guidelines on age assessment in the context of migration. Through this ...

Last update 8 Feb 2023
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Council of Europe: Anti-discrimination and inclusion - practical tools for reaping the benefits of migrant integration

Intercultural integration plans must be well-designed and managed to strengthen European societies and include everyone, including migrants. The Council of Europe's Steering Committee on ...

Last update 1 Feb 2023
A drawing of an unaccompanied foreign minor walking alone through an asylum camp. On one side is a human trafficker trying to get him into a car, on the other a policeman with a dog in an aggressive attitude.

Freedom of Movement, the Right to Education, and Personal Development: Experiences and Perceptions of Unaccompanied Foreign Children in Relation to Camps. A Fieldwork Study from the Asylum Centre of Bogovađa, Serbia

Simona Guarini holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. Currently she is working in the Centre Za Azil Bogovađa, as part of the ...

Last update 13 Feb 2023
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OSCE: Immigration detention is never in the best interest of children and must end

According to the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) immigration detention is never in the best interest of children, so it is necessary to increase efforts to end it ...

Last update 30 Dec 2022
International Migrant Day 2022
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18 December: International Migrant Day

18 December is International Migrant Day. In 2020 over 281 million people were international migrants while over 59 million people were internally displaced by the end of 2021. The reasons behind ...

Last update 16 Dec 2022
Demonstrators in Australia

The international protection and the Italian asylum system: an analysis of Security Decrees

Claudia Elli, passionate about migrants’ and refugees’ rights, holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance at the University of Padova. She is currently a ...

Last update 14 Sep 2022
The International Organization for Migration published its annual report 2021
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IOM: The Annual Report 2021

The International Organization for Migration published its annual report 2021 on 7th of July. The Annual Report encapsulates the full range of IOM’s operations during the year to support ...

Last update 20 Jul 2022
Migrants’ makeshift shelters in the city of Agadez.
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IOM Study: Women and Girls Most Trafficked in Niger

Women and girls constitute 69% of victims and survivors of trafficking in Niger, according to a new study by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The study, a first of its kind in ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
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

Reframing Migrants and Refugees’ Integration Policies: A Multi-Level Governance Approach

Cecilia Trastulli holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis, discussed in ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Workers are seen during a tour at the construction site of the Al Bayt Stadium and the workers accommodation on January 9, 2017 in Doha, Qatar.
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Amnesty International to FIFA: Time to compensate migrant workers in Qatar.

Recently, Amnesty International readdressed the issue of abuse of migrant workers’ rights in Qatar, the host of 2022 men’s football World Cup. Migrant workers make up more than 90% of ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Families arrive in Berdyszcze, Poland, after crossing the border from Ukraine.
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CoE: How are children protected from sexual exploitation and abuse during the refugee crisis?

The Council of Europe’s Lanzarote Committee evaluated legislation, services and other measures implemented to protect the children affected by the refugee crisis from sexual exploitation and ...

Last update 4 May 2022
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UNODC: Human trafficking in Ukraine

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime published research on key evidence on risks of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants during the conflict, with a particular focus on the ...

Last update 26 Apr 2022
The Polish-Ukrainian border in Dorohusk-Jagodzin
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FRA: Key fundamental rights risks at the EU-Ukraine borders

On 23 March European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a short report on the situation at the EU-Ukraine borders: ‘EU-Ukrainian border check points: First field ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
A young migrant from Darfur waits to reach England from Calais, France.
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OHCHR: UK border reform bill increases the risk of serious human rights violations

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, urged the United Kingdom to reconsider proposed changes to its border policy and to ensure that the proposed Nationality and Borders ...

Last update 25 Mar 2022