migrants

Bulgaria: UN concerned at calls for expulsions following tensions at overcrowded reception centre

The United Nations refugee agency today voiced concerns over calls for expulsion, on national security grounds, of asylum-seekers after a protest at Bulgaria’s largest and most overcrowded reception centre.

UN chief appoints Izumi Nakamitsu of Japan as special adviser for refugee summit follow-up

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Izumi Nakamitsu of Japan as Special Adviser on Follow-up to the UN Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, which was held on 19 September 2016.