Joint IOM - UNHCR report on reception of unaccompanied and separated children launched in Malta

A joint UNHCR-IOM report entitled “Unaccompanied Migrant and Refugee Children: Alternatives to Detention in Malta” was launched today at the San Anton Palace in Attard.

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The Med’s Mare Mortum

Exactly one year ago today, Malta was dealing with the aftermath of yet another horrific tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea. Hundreds of men, women and children had lost their lives – most of them never to be found – while 146 of the people who were rescued were brought to Malta.

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UNHCR presents Nansen Refugee Award to courageous Colombian women

A courageous Colombian women's rights network was in the spotlight on Monday as it received UNHCR's prestigious Nansen Refugee Award in Geneva, Switzerland, for its outstanding work to help victims of forced displacement and sexual abuse.

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Asylum claims from Syria, Iraq and other conflict zones rise in first half 2014

A UNHCR report released on Friday shows that the number of people seeking refugee status in industrialized countries continued to climb in the first half of 2014, driven by the wars in Syria and Iraq as well as conflict and instability in countries such as Afghanistan, Eritrea.

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

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

#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