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UN Chief: Peace and security link key for Mediterranean region

Peace and security are inseparable from the advancement of social progress and human rights, the UN Secretary-General said on Friday.

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Over 40 migrants die of thirst in the Sahara, signalling ‘broadening death trap,’ warns UN agency

Warning that smugglers may now be “broadening” a death trap for migrants and refugees that could stretch from the Mediterranean to the vast Sahara Desert, the United Nations refugee agency has reiterated its call for safe pathways so that those in desperate need of international protection do not lose their lives.

UNHCR’s Melissa Fleming tells Syrian refugee’s powerful story of survival

A young Syrian refugee woman’s remarkable story of surviving “one of the worst shipwrecks in the Mediterranean” has been told in a book written by the chief spokesperson for the UN refugee agency.

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