#knowthefacts - Publication on migration and asylum for MEP candidates and stakeholders

UNHCR and the European Parliament Information Office have today presented their joint publication #knowthefacts - a booklet with information and statistics on asylum and migration in Malta, Europe and beyond.

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UNHCR welcomes Prime Minister’s statement on detention of children

UNHCR welcomes the Prime Minister’s statement which indicates an end to detention of children asylum seekers in Malta. We consider this to be a positive signal that the Government is prepared to make important adjustments to the current reception system.

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Nitkellmu? Perspectives on refugee integration in Malta

A report published by UNHCR and aditus foundation presents settlement and integration realities from the perspective of refugees, as well as from the viewpoint of personnel within public services in Malta.

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Malta received highest number of asylum seekers compared to national population

In 2013, Europe received 484 000 asylum claims, an increase of 32 percent compared with the year before.

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+ 2,200 refugees have been resettled from Malta: 2005-2013
Majority of the Maltese do not perceive migration as a threat
2,008 individuals arrived by boat in 2013
71% granted international protection in 2013
UNHCR estimates around 30% of +18,000 arrivals from Libya live in Malt...
around 1,500 persons are living in open centres in Malta

#knowthefacts-Booklet with info and statistics on asylum and migration in Malta, Europe and beyond

Islelanders-a photographic project

2013 Malta Asylum Trends-2013 Statistics on Asylum in Malta

Sounds at the Heart of the Mediterranean-in support of young refugees of the Mediterranean.

2013 – The year in review -Highlights from 2013

UNHCR's Position on the Detention of Asylum-Seekers in Malta-