They persist because they know the power of protest and resistance, and the efficacy of the human rights ideal, even if the tally of the past decade offers little encouragement.
More than 600 refugees landed in the United States last week, marking the first arrivals of U.S. fiscal year 2020. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) welcomed the refugees who come from a variety of countries.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), a United Nations agency, has assisted 143 Somali returnees stranded in Yemen to return home. A total of 46 men, 41 women, 26 boys and 30 girls set off by boat from Aden, Yemen, the previous Monday and arrived the next day at the port of Berbera.
The Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Natalia Kanem, has said that hundreds of thousands of women continue to die each year from preventable causes. According to the UN agency, data from 2017 show that approximately 810 women die each day of preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth.
Four months after Mozambique was hit by two catastrophic storms, not less than 500,000 citizens are still in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. This is the fallout of the visit of the Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), António Vitorino.