Tag: Migration

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What is the Global Compact for migration?

United Nations - The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) is the first-ever agreement on a common approach to international migration in all its dimensions. Want to know more about Migration an...

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Madagascar: Climate Change and Migration

In Madagascar, social and environmental changes have driven many to migrate. In response, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), through the IOM Development Fund, is providing support to the Government of...

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Plural+ Youth Video Festival 2017

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival is a joint initiative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) that invites the world's youth to submit original and c...

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States prepare global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration

United Nations - With more people on the move than ever before in history, representatives of countries from around the world are preparing a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.

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A Bird Watcher’s Paradise

United Nations - The Keoladeo National Park in Rajasthan, India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yet many of its population of over 300 species of birds are threatened by the effects of climate change. The combination...

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The durian man

United Nations - Every year, millions of people around the world leave their countries in search of a better life. But migrating to a land of milk and honey is not always sweet. Meet one man in New York who's known n...

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Akhtar’s Story

United Nations, New York, 20 March 2013 - For more than four years, a young Afghan migrant, Akhtar Azimi, has travelled across continents to find a place to call home. He has been rejected for asylum in every country ...

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Plural+: Film Forum For Youth

United Nations, New York - PLURAL+ is an international youth video competition addressing issues related to migration, diversity, and social inclusion. The project, developed and hosted by the UN's Alliance of Civilis...

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Afghan Migrant Akhtar’s Story

United Nations, New York - Migrating to another country in pursuit of safety and a better life has long been a way of coping with crisis; but for some, the quest can be tortuous and seemingly without end. For more th...

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The Philippines: From Rome to Home

United Nations, New York - Every year, one and a half million people leave The Philippines to find jobs overseas. They remit more than US$20 billion a year, but little of that money is saved or invested. Now a financi...

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Sudanese Migrants in Greece

United Nations, January 2010 Tens of thousands of migrants arrive in Greece each year. The country's geographical location makes it a gateway to the rest of Europe. Most migrants, however, wind up living in squalor...

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United Nations TV – The Children Left Behind

In Moldova, families are torn apart as parents emigrate to find work in nearby countries, leaving their children to grow up without them.