Tag Archives: Asia

Mayor of Calais Threatens to Block the Port and Calls Britain to Do More

“Calais mayor warns of blockade over illegal migration,” from the BBC: The mayor of the northern French city of Calais has threatened to block the port unless Britain does more to control the number of illegal migrants. Natacha Bouchart said … Continue reading

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The British Government Launches £2m Project in Greece to Assist in Migrant Repatriation

“UK launches  £2m project in Greece to assist repatriation of migrants,” by Helena Smith for the Guardian: The British government has launched a £2m project in Greece to assist the repatriation of migrants to countries in Africa, Asia and the … Continue reading

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High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development

Today is the opening day for the High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development, which has been held annually by the UN General Assembly since 2006. The agenda for the program can be found here.

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For African Migrants, Asia Is Becoming An Economically Vibrant Destination

“African migrants aspire to a better life in Asia,” by Najad Abdullahi for Deutsche-Welle: Over 70,000 Africans migrated to Malaysia in 2012. While many have found a better life, some continue to live rough in one of Southeast Asia’s biggest … Continue reading

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