Forced displacement Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • Demography • Forced displacement • Forced migration • Human rights abuses • Internally displaced person • Persecution • Population • Refugee • Right of asylum • Social Issues • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
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 ..
Topics: António Vitorino • Demography • Environmental social science • Forced displacement • Forced migration • Human geography • Human migration • Internally displaced person • International Organization for Migration • Persecution • Population • William L. Swing