In the News | December 7, 2016 | Staff Correspondent | The Daily Star
International migrant rights activists at a global forum on migration and human rights in Dhaka yesterday observed that migrants and refugees seeking safe routes through international borders should be allowed to move and provide necessary assistances to ensure their human rights. Read more >
NEW YORK (24 October 2016) – Migration governance cannot be only about closing borders and keeping people out, said two United Nations human rights experts calling on UN member states to develop long-term strategies and policies to facilitate rather than restrict migration. Read more >
Article | October 15, 2016 | Samuel Granados, Zoeann Murphy, Kevin Schaul and Anthony Faiola | Washington Post
Until the upheaval of 2015, Europe was home to the world’s most open frontiers. But within months, a messy effort to halt a mass flow of migrants fleeing wars in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan cascaded into the construction of more border fences than anywhere else on the globe. For the most part, the once-open door to Europe has closed.