Daily Archives: October 2, 2015

Hailing Somalia’s ratification, UN renews call for universalization of child rights treaty

2 October 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon led a chorus of United Nations officials in hailing Somalia’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and in renewing the call for the last remaining country that has yet …

Written question – VP/HR – Ceasefire violations on the line of contact between Armenia and Azerbaijan – P-013245/2015

Armenia has claimed that Azerbaijani soldiers have killed three Armenian civilians in attacks against several villages on the border between the two countries in September 2015. These attacks have since led to clashes between the two sides in the disputed …

Written question – EU funds for Africa and the Middle East since 2005 – P-013110/2015

Never before have there been so many refugees in the world. At the same time, international aid organisations are faced with significant reductions in contributions from donor countries. On top of this, many donors are failing to meet their previous …

Answer – Information campaigns aimed at migrants and asylum seekers in third countries – E-008260/2015

The two pilot information campaigns in Niger (developed and implemented in cooperation with the International Organisation for Migration, IOM) and in Ethiopia (developed and implemented in cooperation with UNHCR) aim at informing potential migrants of the dangers that they can …

Answer – Asylum – E-008254/2015

Following a Commission Recommendation on a European Resettlement Scheme and in line with the European Council Conclusions of 25-26 June 2015, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of 20 July 2015, agreed to resettle 22 504 persons in clear need …