Migrants and Refugees Have Rights: Impact of EU Policies on Accessing Protection

Here is an interesting press release issued by my former professor of migration in Geneva Mr. Patrick Taran, founder of Global Migration Policy Associates (GMPA) headquartered in Geneva. It is worthwhile reading and sharing the release with your communities as it addresses a very important subject: Migrants and refugees have rights. Below is also the … More Migrants and Refugees Have Rights: Impact of EU Policies on Accessing Protection

IPU-ILO-OHCHR Parliamentarians Handbook on Migration, Human Rights and Governance

GENEVA, December 19, 2015 (Arbanon) – Last week, Dr. Patrick Taran, the President of the Global Migration Policy Associates,  announced that the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) launched the new Parliamentarians Handbook on Migration, Human Rights and Governance with fanfare at its 133rd Assembly in Geneva last month. The Handbook was produced jointly with ILO (International Labour Organization) and OHCHR (Office … More IPU-ILO-OHCHR Parliamentarians Handbook on Migration, Human Rights and Governance

IOM: Increasing employment opportunities one of the key factors to end Kosovo exodus

Despite Kosovo’s 7th independence anniversary yesterday, the country’s economic challenges have caused Kosovo Albanians to exit the country and search for better opportunities in other European countries. The IOM Pristina Chief of Mission Mr. Jorge Baca states to Presheva Jone that the exodus will have a major impact on Kosovo’s economy. The UN Independent Expert on … More IOM: Increasing employment opportunities one of the key factors to end Kosovo exodus

IOM: Hapja e vendeve të reja te punës në Kosovë, faktorë kyc për parandalimin e ekzodit

Pavarësisht nga shpallja e pavarësisë së Kosovës më 17 shkurt 2008, sfidat ekonomike të vendit kanë shkaktuar një eksod të banorëve për të kërkuar mundësi më të mira në vende të tjera në Evropë. Kështu sot agjencia e lajmeve “Presheva Jonë” në Zvicër ka kontaktuar zyrtarë të Organizatës Ndërkombëtare për Migracion (IOM).  Jorge Baca, Shefi … More IOM: Hapja e vendeve të reja te punës në Kosovë, faktorë kyc për parandalimin e ekzodit