Antonio Guterres at a refugee camp near Erbil in northern Iraq.
As the former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Guterres could promote a more unified approach to helping the displaced.
The European Union has no qualms about using aid as a bargaining chip to pressure other countries into taking back refugees.
When commercial considerations work with charitable concerns for the common good.
Syrians arrive at Fiumicino Airport in Rome in February.
Safe passage for vulnerable refugees could help stop thousands from making a perilous journey across the Mediterranean.
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The beautiful game has never seemed uglier. But it also can bring joy and togetherness, even to the most desperate.
Heads of state and their representatives at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council in New York.
The world is steadily transitioning to a multipolar systemic balance of power. The UN Security Council needs to reflect and be a truer representative of the emerging voices of a contemporary “UN”.
Is the British government doing enough?
Theresa May's proposals for curbs on uncontrolled migration are both unimaginative and disingenuous.
A display of life jackets worn by refugees during their crossing from Turkey to Greece.
The U.N. and other leaders met to discuss coordinating an international response to unprecedented numbers of refugees and migrants. Two migration experts examine issues the summits left unresolved.
Clouds are gathering.
The European Union has faced crises before but not this many at the same time.
Refugee artist Eaten Fish has attracted international attention for his powerful cartoons of life on Manus Island.
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A young Iranian detained on Manus Island has won a prestigious international award for his cartoons reflecting life there. Our government should allow this young man to fly to the US to accept his award.
Syrian refugees rescued off the coast of Greece in 2015.
Syrians are the latest high profile refugees to arrive on British shores – what can history tell us about their prospects?
Orban is on a high after the Brexit vote.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has caught referendum fever. He is giving his public a vote on refugee policy in what is being seen as a two-fingered salute to the EU.
Living in limbo: children at the Qab Elias Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon.
It's not just children who need support to cope, their families and caregivers do, too.
German lessons for migrants and refugees.
Germany’s problems with integrating immigrants date back to before the refugee crisis.
A very different approach to the migration crisis.
A group of activists is seeking to build a special community as an alternative response to the so-called migration crisis.
An African migrant stranded in Costa Rica.
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At what point is the movement of people away from their land of origin called a diaspora? A sociologist explores what the term has meant in the past, and why that might soon change.
Refugees protest in central Athens at evictions of squats in Thessaloniki.
Greek authorities have clamped down on migrants trying take control of their destiny.
Schoolchildren with refugee backgrounds in London read about refugees in class.
Can you visualize any number greater than 100? Migration experts explain why thinking about migrants en masse makes it difficult to address the nuances of each group's unique challenges.
Media at the scene of mall shooting in Munich.
A German culture scholar looks at how rising fear of terror and a week of violence has affected German media and politics. Will Germany's open refugee policies last?
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The stakes would be even higher for other member states, but populists are bound to make a play for their own referendums.