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Wau could provide “model” for return home of South Sudan’s displaced people

The return of displaced people to their homes in Wau in north-western South Sudan could provide a “model” for other parts of the country, the Head of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has said. David Shearer, who is also the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, was speaking on a visit to […]

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UN Migration Agency, ICVA Hold Consultations with NGOs to Better Protect Vulnerable Migrants and Displaced Populations

IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, in partnership with International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA), on 11 and 12 September held consultations with non-governmental organizations in East and Horn of Africa. The consultations explored ways to work better together to protect and assist people in need including those in crisis and displaced populations. The consultations […]

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UN Migration Agency, ICVA Hold Consultations with NGOs to Better Protect Vulnerable Migrants and Displaced Populations

IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, in partnership with International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA), on 11 and 12 September held consultations with non-governmental organizations in East and Horn of Africa. The consultations explored ways to work better together to protect and assist people in need including those in crisis and displaced populations. The consultations […]

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UNHCR steps up efforts towards alternatives to detention in Libya and solutions for vulnerable refugees

Libya continues to present one of the most complex mixed migration situations in the world, with refugees traveling alongside migrants through perilous routes, surviving dangerous desert crossings and abuses that include sexual violence, torture, detention in inhumane conditions and abductions for ransom. All this before they even embark on the deadly sea passage to Italy, […]

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