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Outsourcing asylum

As the EU considers outsourcing asylum screening to North Africa, our Migration Editor looks at what lessons can be learned from Australia's use of offshore processing for asylum seekers.

Australia’s offshore processing centre for asylum seekers on Manus Island

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New report touts agrocorridors as economic driver

Photo: ©FAO/J. M. Micaud

Farmers dry rice on the road to Hon Don in Vietnam.

11 March, 2015, Rome - Economic "agrocorridors" can be a strategic tool to draw private capital and large-scale investment to projects

IOM calls for the inclusion of migrants in TB prevention and treatment strategies

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Geneva -- In today’s increasingly mobile and interconnected world, migration has become an integral part of the lives of about 215 million international and 740 million internal migrants. It also profoundly affects the lives of their families back home,

Trafficked persons in Malaysia to share their ordeals

23 Feb 2015

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Maria Grazia Giammarinaro. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

Victims of human trafficking in Malaysia will be given the opportunity to make their

Thailand Migration Report Highlights Social, Economic Challenges of Migration

Thailand - A new report from Thailand’s UN Thematic Working Group on Migration, comprised of UN agencies and chaired by IOM, notes significant achievements in migration management, but warns that key aspects of Thai migration policy still require attention.

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Press Releases: U.S. State Department and USAID Supported Initiatives to Counter Violent Extremism


Countering the violent extremism that is driving today’s terrorist threats and stemming its spread is a generational challenge. Lasting victories over terrorism and the violent extremist ideologies that underpin it are not found on the battlefield, but rather in mindsets,

FAO GIEWS Country Brief on Cambodia (15-January-2015)

Reference Date: 15-January-2015

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  1. 2014 main season rice production forecast at near-record level

  2. Rice exports forecast to increase in 2015

  3. Rice prices generally declined in December

  4. Overall food security situation satisfactory

2014 main season rice production forecast at near-record level

Harvesting of the

Biggest…NGO Coalition…Ever

Action2015 formally launches today. This is a collection of all the major development and environmental NGOs and advocacy groups, plus thousands of smaller ones, that are banding together to raise the profile and help maintain an ambitious agenda for the

Global brands urged to absorb cost increases of Cambodia minimum wage

5 Jan 2015

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A woman irons fabric at a garments factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: World Bank/Chhor Sokunthea

Global clothing brands have been urged by the United Nations to

Cambodia: Empower Women To Achieve Zero Hunger

Do you know that women are the backbone of Cambodia's agriculture? They are responsible for taking care of their families, particularly in selecting and preparing food for their families. Yet they earn 20 percent less than men and have less