UN panel debate: Response to migrant and refugee crisis must recognise the adverse impact of forced displacement of IDPs

21 March 2018, GENEVA – The forced displacement of internally displaced persons (hereinafter “IDPs”) in the Middle East cannot be left unaddressed by decision-makers in the context of the refugee and migrant crisis, highlighted a group of human rights experts during a panel debate at the United Nations Office at Geneva. The debate entitled “Protecting people on … More UN panel debate: Response to migrant and refugee crisis must recognise the adverse impact of forced displacement of IDPs

Panel debate at UN: Decision makers in the MENA region and Europe must resort to dialogue and alliance building to address the migrant and refugee crisis

14 December 2017, GENEVA – Renowned global experts on the migrant and refugee crisis representing the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “the Geneva Centre”), the International Catholic Migration Mission (ICMC), the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the … More Panel debate at UN: Decision makers in the MENA region and Europe must resort to dialogue and alliance building to address the migrant and refugee crisis

The Geneva Centre to organize on 14 December a panel debate on the migrant and refugee crisis at Palais des Nations in Geneva

16 November 2017, GENEVA – A panel debate will be organized by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue – a think tank holding special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council – on the challenges and opportunities related to the protracted migrant and refugee crisis affecting Europe and the MENA … More The Geneva Centre to organize on 14 December a panel debate on the migrant and refugee crisis at Palais des Nations in Geneva

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