Category: EU


Female migrants face sexual abuse and extortion at the hands of Moroccan security forces

Sub-Saharan African migrants, particularly women, continue to be exposed to sexual violence, physical abuse and degrading...
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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), launched a...
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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 signalled...
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Afghanistan opens air cargo corridors with Europe, Russia, China and UAE

Afghanistan has opened a series of air corridors with Europe, Russia, China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Cabinet members...
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Over 8,000 Gambian youth took the ‘backway’ to Europe since 2017

A joint migration study conducted by Action Aid International-The Gambia and Action Aid-Denmark entitled: ‘Back Way to Europe:...
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Britain to take down smugglers’ online services on Facebook

The UK government has said it will begin cracking down on people smugglers who advertise their services on Facebook to potential...
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EU leaders want North African migrant deal

EU leaders say they are ready to negotiate a migrant deal with North African countries, including Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and...
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Migration tops EU summit agenda

All 28 leaders of the European Union (EU) bloc met in the Austria City of Salzburg on 19 and 20 September 2018 to discuss ways of...
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Boats carrying nearly 10,000 migrants in the Mediterranean were intercepted and returned to Libya in 2018

In 2018 so far, the Libyan coastguard has rescued, intercepted and returned to Libya nearly 10,000 migrants crossing the...
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