Forced displacement Current Affairs, GK & News

UNHCR 2022 Global Trends Report

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) published its “2022 annual Global Trends Report” recently. Findings of the report The report noted that, 100 million people were forced to go back to their homes in 2021, due to violence, war in Ukraine, food insecurity, human rights abuses, climate crisis, and other emergencies from Africa to ..




2019 edition of World Refugee Day (WRD)

The World Refugee Day (WRD) is observed every year on 20th of June to celebrate the stories and contributions of refugees. The 2019 theme is “#Step with Refugees – Take a Step on World Refugee Day”. According to the latest annual study released by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), 70.8 ..


Antonio Vitorino elected as new Director General (DG) of International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Antonio Vitorino, a lawyer and politician from Portugal, has been elected Director General of International Organization for Migration (IOM). He will succeed William Lacy Swing on 1st October 2018. IOM is the UN Migration Agency and is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration with over 10,000 staff serving in over 400 offices ..