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New York, Oct 12 (JEN): In the aftermath of a one of deadliest migrant-ship disasters in recent history, the United Nations refugee agency on Friday urged wider responsibility-sharing among European Union countries to process asylum claims and find lasting solutions for people in need of international protections. more
Ban puts forward recommendations to ‘make migration work’

New York, Oct 4 (JEN) The General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development opened on Thursday in New York with a call from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to i ...

UN spotlights migrants’ contribution to societies

New York, Oct 3 (IBNS) United Nations officials on Wednesday highlighted the plight of international migrants, stressing that countries should increase efforts to protect their rights while ...

Brazil offers visas for Syrian refugees

New York, Sept 28 (IBNS): The United Nations refugee agency Friday welcomed Brazil’s announcement that it will provide special humanitarian visas for Syrians and other nationals aff ...