YEP-Gambia launches business loan scheme for young aspiring entrepreneurs

The European Union (EU)-funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), in partnership with Social Development Fund (SDF),...
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First group of irregular migrants airlifted to Niger by UNHCR from Tripoli since June

As violence rages in Libya’s capital Tripoli, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says it has...
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More EU states signal their intention to withdraw from UN migration pact

The non-binding UN migration pact is facing yet another major blow as Poland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, and Croatia...
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Kurdish returnee builds successful business after vocational training

At the age of 18, Shwan Halaq decided to migrate irregularly to Europe through a smuggler in the Iraqi city of Erbil....
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France will follow tough but humane immigration policy

Newly-appointed French interior minister Christophe Castaner said France will not act as an appeal court for asylum...
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JSF to create 3,000 jobs for women and youth

Speaking at the launch of the Jobs, Skills and Finance for Women and Youth Programme (JSF), the Head of Cooperation for...
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Gambian migrant commits suicide after rejected asylum application

A 22-year-old Gambian has committed suicide after his application for political asylum in Italy was rejected. The man,...
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Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean exceed 2,000 this year

After another 17 migrants died on the journey across the Mediterranean on 5 November 2018, the United Nations High...
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IOM improves livelihood opportunities for returnees and potential irregular migrants in Ethiopia

To minimise economic factors that often drive youth to irregular migration and prevent returnees from smooth...
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