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U.N. Agrees on Migration Pact, but U.S. Is Conspicuously Absent

The United Nations on Friday completed an agreement on improved ways to handle the global flow of migrants — a pact particularly notable because it was boycotted by a huge and influential member, the United St Read more >

Defeat of US Candidate to lead IOM reflects international rejection of Trump's immigration policies

Chicago—June 29, 2018—The Trump Administration’s nominee to head the International Organization for Migration (IOM) was soundly defeated today in a vote by IOM’s 171-member states. Isaacs lost in two rounds of voting for the Director General (DG) position to Antonio Vitorino, the Portuguese candidate. Read more >

Honoring the Fight Against Racism

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

It is the day established by the United Nations commemorating the 1960 massacre of 69 people, engaged in peaceful protest, by police in Sharpeville, South Africa, during the historic fight against apartheid. Read more >

Bay Area Event Invitation: People on the Move

Bay Area friends, join us for a wonderful evening! NNIRR is pleased to be a co-sponsor of this event hosted by Priority Africa Network (PAN) and the Haas Institute for a Fair & Inclusive Society.

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Join the Migrants' Day 'Tweet Storm' Today

Gear up for Intl Migrants Day, Dec.18: A landmark day for human rights and justice for all migrants

Next Monday, December 18, is International Migrants Day (IMD); it marks the 27th anniversary of the 1990 passage of the United Nations’ International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families. Read more >

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