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“Faint” voices of migrants “need to be heard more” in the UN

The “faint” voices of migrants will be heard much more loudly “in UN circles” thanks to the inclusion of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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Migration story “omitted for too long” says agency ahead of UN union

The proposed union of the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration, (IOM) is a sign that the global community is more aware than ever of the problems confronting migrants.

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Mediterranean Sea deaths set to pass 3,000 for third year running

The rescue of more than 5,000 migrants in unsafe boats off the Italian coast in the last 24 hours comes amid news that May was the deadliest month for Mediterranean Sea crossings so far this year, UN-partner the International Organization for Migration (

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Ending migrant smuggling in the Mediterranean

Hundreds of people were rescued but scores more are feared dead after the vessel they were on capsized near the Greek island of Crete this Friday morning.

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Language holds key to migrant success in Europe

Acquiring language skills is a big challenge for migrants and refugees entering Europe but it’s also the key to success, a renowned US economist says.

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World should not have been “too surprised” by migrant crisis

The world should not have been “too surprised” by this year’s migrant and refugee crisis.

That’s according to the Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), William Lacy Swing.

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Respect the dignity of migrants fleeing to Europe

Refugees fleeing Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, deserve to be treated with dignity not suspicion, said the head of the International Organization for Migration, or IOM.

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Philippines: Cyclone-prone areas to get evacuation centres

State-of-the art evacuation centres in the Philippines are being set up by the UN to provide shelter for communities in cyclone-prone areas of the country.

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Irregular migrants from Dominican Republic receiving support in Haiti

Irregular migrants returning to Haiti from the Dominican Republic are receiving support from UN agencies and partner organizations such as the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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