Missing (but not forgotten) migrants

Missing (but not forgotten) migrants

10 / 09 / 2020 | Emergencies & Humanitarian Action | Edwin Viales

 

According to the World Migration Report, it is estimated that 272 million people are migrants, which is equivalent to 3.5% of the world's population.


Migration from rural areas to cities: challenges and opportunities

Migration from rural areas to cities: challenges and opportunities

27 / 08 / 2020 | Migration and cities | Laura Manzi

In the world, three out of four people living in poverty and suffering from hunger live in rural areas. This data, released by FAO, emphasizes the extent of rural poverty, caused by factors such as lack of employment and opportunities, limited access to services and infrastructure, and conflicts over natural resources and land.


Migrants: the scapegoats of the economic crisis

Migrants: the scapegoats of the economic crisis

27 / 08 / 2020 | Emergencies & Humanitarian Action | Laura Manzi

Countering episodes of xenophobia against migrants is a major objective, which transcends temporal and geographical limits. According to the ECLAC definition, xenophobia is an atavistic problem that derives from the feeling of fear towards foreigners, different ethnic groups or people whose identity is unknown.


How will COVID-19 affect the achievement of the goals of the 2030 Agenda?

How will COVID-19 affect the achievement of the goals of the 2030 Agenda?

11 / 08 / 2020 | Migration Governance | Laura Thompson

 

There is no doubt that the current pandemic has a broad humanitarian, social and economic impact in the short, medium and long term, which in turn may affect or delay the achievement of many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at different levels and in various ways.


Human trafficking behind deceptive offers: How to recognize them

Human trafficking behind deceptive offers: How to recognize them

10 / 08 / 2020 | Migrant Protection and Assistance | Laura Manzi

The socio-health emergency of COVID-19 has had a strong impact on different social, economic and structural spheres, strongly affecting the most vulnerable social strata.