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Hundreds Of Migrants And Refugees Are Sleeping Outdoors In Paris

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 02.16.2017 | World

PARIS ― Images of burning wooden structures and migrants frantically running in what used to be the “Jungle,” a sprawling refugee camp in the no...

Venice's long history as a sanctuary city for migrants is under threat

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.10.2017 | Arts
The Conversation Global

'Venice Inflatable Refugee', an artist's project displayed in Venice in 2016. Dirk Knot/Schellekens Filippo Furri, Université de Montréal In an in...

Refugees Take Us Inside Their Fight For Survival In This Harrowing Film

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 12.27.2016 | World

One summer morning, yet another flimsy boat overflowing with people glides precariously across the Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey. Men, women an...

Why don't refugees just stay in Turkey or Greece?
We asked them

The Conversation Global | Posted 12.13.2016 | World
The Conversation Global

Better living conditions in Greece would encourage more migrants to stay. Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters Katie Kuschminder, European University Instit...

Taking on the challenge of getting refugees into the job market in Sweden

The Conversation Global | Posted 11.16.2016 | World
The Conversation Global

A police officer escorts migrants from a train at Hyllie station outside Malmo. TT News Agency/Reuters Nahikari Irastorza, Malmö University and Piet...

France Moves Calais Child Migrants As Row With Britain Simmers

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.02.2016 | World

CALAIS, France, Nov 2 (Reuters) - France moved hundreds of child migrants from the site of a demolished camp to reception centers across the country o...

France's Hollande Urges UK To Help Support Calais Migrant Kids

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 10.29.2016 | World

French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to convey the message that Britain should ta...

More Than 90 Migrants Believed Missing After Boat Sinks Off Libya

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.27.2016 | World

TRIPOLI, Oct 26 (Reuters) - More than 90 migrants are believed missing after their boat sank off the coast of western Libya on Wednesday, a coastguard...

Me Tarzan, You Jane.

Zita Luiten | Posted 10.25.2016 | Impact
Zita Luiten

Everybody remembers Tarzan, right? Together with Jane, living in the jungle. From childhood memories, that was my idea of people living in a jungle. I...

From Fear To Opportunity: Changing The Narrative Of The Global Refugee Crisis Through Sustainable Business

Alejandro Litovsky | Posted 10.14.2016 | Green
Alejandro Litovsky

Exploiting the fear of refugees has been an easy picking for far-right political parties across Europe. In reality, Syria's neighbors are shouldering ...

Latin American Migrants in Spain: Fintech Innovations are not Enough

FOMIN | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
FOMIN

By Fermín Vivanco and Lukas Keller Fermín Vivanco has more than 20 years of experience working on inclusive finance. At the Multilateral Investm...

We Need a Narrative of Peace and Inclusiveness to Save Our Democracies

Alexander Görlach | Posted 10.11.2016 | World
Alexander Görlach

BERLIN ― We need a new message. The European Union and its established parties need new stories. But narratives are not simply invented. They must g...

The Dead Young Man In The Boat Of Our Soul

Jason Shulman | Posted 10.10.2016 | Politics
Jason Shulman

The news is not good these days. With this unprecedented uniting of the fabric of the world comes jungle diseases for our bodies and demagogues for our souls who favor rigid order above else.

A Hispanic Powerhouse: The Latino Contributions to New York

CLACNY | Posted 10.07.2016 | New York
CLACNY

For a long time now, economists and academics have supported the idea that immigration generates undeniable economic benefit.

To My Fellow 2nd Generation Migrants: Get Politically Active! (it's worth it)

Kadira Pethiyagoda | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Kadira Pethiyagoda

Lately, my Facebook notifications have been dominated by posts of friends running in the upcoming elections for local council - often described as the...

There's Now A Refugee Camp In Washington, D.C.

The Huffington Post | Max Greenwood | Posted 10.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Africa Stewart, an obstetrician and gynecologist who grew up in the U.S., had never crossed an ocean before her first assignment with D...

Hungary's Orban Says He Will Amend Constitution To Keep Out Migrants

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.03.2016 | World

BUDAPEST, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Under fire from opposition parties, Viktor Orban said on Monday he would amend the constitution to ensure the European Uni...

France's Hollande Says Calais Migrants To Be Dispersed Through Country

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.24.2016 | World

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday that thousands of migrants living in the shanty town near Calais known as the ...

Photo essay: In the Philippines, women migrant workers rebuild lives, advocate for each other

UN Women | Posted 09.26.2016 | Women
UN Women

Crossposted from UN Women. In the past two decades, an annual average of 172,000 Filipino women [1] have left the country as migrant workers, in the q...

Leaders Must Recognize Migrants as Human Not Hapless

Robtel Neajai Pailey | Posted 09.22.2016 | World
Robtel Neajai Pailey

Contrary to the dehumanising rhetoric that punctuates current debates about mobility across the Mediterranean, the Sahel and the US-Mexico border, what awaits most undocumented migrants is not 'heaven on earth' but rather an endless checklist of unmet primal desires.

Creating Peace Amidst War And Conflict

Gary Edmonds | Posted 09.23.2016 | Impact
Gary Edmonds

“To live charitably means not looking out for our own interests, but carrying the burdens of the weakest and poorest among us.” – Pope Francis ...

Why Does Democracy Not Make Sense?

Morgan Y. Liu | Posted 09.21.2016 | World
Morgan Y. Liu

For those living outside of north Atlantic countries, there appears to be a limit to what a democratic political system can accomplish in addressing their societies' deepest problems, founded on systemic inequality and injustice.

Migrants fleeing conflict, persecution and poverty can easily fall prey to traffickers

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro | Posted 09.21.2016 | World
Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

How many of today's refugees and migrants are victims of human trafficking? The UN Migration Summit, which begins today in New York, must also be a Summit for Trafficked Migrants.

Refugee Boat Capsizes Off Egyptian Coast, Killing Dozens

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.21.2016 | World

CAIRO, Sept 21 (Reuters) - A boat carrying around 600 people capsized off Egypt’s coast, killing at least 29, officials said on Wednesday, in the la...

Aid Workers Warned About Greece's Moria Camp For Months Before It Burned

The Huffington Post | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

ATHENS ― For months, aid organizations warned of deplorable conditions at Moria camp, an outdoor Greek detention center housing some 4,000 migrants ...