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15 Oct 2018
Over 30 refugee and host community member women and children participated in the first training in ”Movement, Games and Sport” psychosocial methodology of Terre des Hommes, in Bucharest, between 19th – 27th of June 2018. About the project Through...
09 Oct 2016
'Press TV' reports that as much as has been said and written about the global refugee crisis, there is always more to add. There is need to raise more awareness of this unheralded phenomenon, with the hope that the effort might help press the action...
24 Sep 2016
Leaders from countries along the Balkan migration route were set to gather Saturday in Vienna to discuss ways to better protect the external EU borders. Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern has also invited Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras and German...
20 Sep 2016
Over 300,000 refugees and migrants have made the dangerous Mediterranean sea crossing so far this year, according to figures released by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today. “This is considerably lower than the 520,000 registered sea arrivals during...
19 Sep 2016
Remember little Alan Kurdi, age 3, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, as he and his family fled war-ravaged Syria? The world looked on in horror at the images of his lifeless body lying on the shore. One year later, the horror hasn’t stopped –...
08 Aug 2016
The Parliament Magazine reports that the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been a vocal critic of the EU’s migration policies and recently described people fleeing war and persecution to seek protection in the EU as "a poison”. The question...
01 Aug 2016
The Parliament Magazine reports that the UN says that every country in the world is affected by human trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit or destination for victims. There is, it adds, a direct link between the refugee and migration...
19 Jul 2016
'Foreign Policy' reports that the refugee crisis was already leading to the slow disintegration of the European Union. Then, on June 23, it contributed to an even greater calamity — Brexit. Both of these crises have reinforced xenophobic,...
18 Jun 2016
Aljazeera reports that as the United Nations commemorates World Refugee Day on Monday, many Elliniko residents say they are struggling with overcrowding, unsanitary food and a lack of adequate medical services amid soaring illnesses in the camp. ...
03 Jun 2016
The Washington Post reports on the increasing numbers of deaths of refugees in boat sinking incidents in the mediterranean, resulting in more than 1,000 deaths over the past week, with a Libyan Navy spokesperson saying that the EU is “doing nothing...

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