Beyond the tragedy – there is a story of hope

“We seek not just to portray the Mediterranean crossing story through the lens of tragedy, but as a tale of survival, as a tale of actions being taken to help, and ultimately of finding hope again after this ordeal,”

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Asylum claims in Southern Europe up by 95% in 2014

Over a five year period Malta received second largest number of asylum seekers when measured against the size of its population

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Asylum applications in industrialized world soar to almost 900,000 in 2014

The UN refugee agency reported on Thursday that the wars in Syria and Iraq, as well as armed conflicts, human rights violations and deteriorating security and humanitarian conditions in other countries, pushed the number of asylum applications in industrialized countries to a 22-year high last year.

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UNHCR warns of bleaker future for refugees as Syrian conflict enters 5th year

As the Syrian conflict enters its fifth year, the UN refugee agency warned on Thursday that millions of refugees in neighbouring countries and those displaced within the country are caught in deteriorating conditions, facing an even bleaker future without more international support.

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

Mapping Statelessness in Malta-UNHCR has launched a report on statelessness in Malta


UNHCR position paper on detention-UNHCR' Position on the detention of asylum-seekers in Malta

2014 Malta Asylum Trends update-Malta Asylum Trends mid year update

What would you do?-2014 World Refugee Day debate

Nitkellmu? -Study on refugee integration in Malta