Migration

Latvian Red Cross, UNHCR Raise Awareness On Migration Issues With Regional Training

Latvian Red Cross, in collaboration with the UN Refugee Agency`s Regional Representation for Northern Europe (UNHCR), organized trainings in five different regions across Latvia from  September  23 to 27 with the theme “Work for the integration of refugees and immigrants: intercultural interaction, good practice and experience.” The trainings which are part of the international Red […]

Canada Plans To End ‘Asylum Shopping’

Canada plans to end ‘asylum Canada plans to stop migrants from seeking asylum if they have already done so in another country – a move decried by refugee advocates but defended on Wednesday (Apr 10) by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The measure against so-called “asylum shopping” was slipped into a 392-page budget omnibus bill presented […]

Provide Increased Consular Support To Nigerian Irregular Migrants To Save Lives

– MEPN Tasks Federal Government The Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) calls on the Federal Government to significantly increase consular support to Nigerian irregular migrants in the transit and destination countries. Migrants stranded, especially in transit, are left totally to the mercy of the very traffickers who took them to their precarious situation according to […]

Libya More Dangerous, Mediterranean Crossing Deadlier – Group Warns Young Nigerians

A diaspora group has advised young Nigerians against irregular migration to Europe as new developments along the route portend more danger to lives. The Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) has warned would-be migrants to avoid irregular routes as the security situation in Libya worsens and death rates in the Mediterranean soar. In a statement released […]

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