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There must be extra capacities if the refugee crisis returns, says Interior Minister Nuhiu

By   /  08/02/2017  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on There must be extra capacities if the refugee crisis returns, says Interior Minister Nuhiu

If the crisis with the refugees returns, there must be a full engagement of state capacities in the same way it happened with the first wave of refugees, says FYROM’s Interior minister, Agim Nuhiu in the framework of the Salzburg Forum on Refugees. According to him, in these circumstances, there may be a need for extra […]

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UNHCR: Faster movement of people from Greek islands to mainland essential

By   /  08/01/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social, TR Finance, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on UNHCR: Faster movement of people from Greek islands to mainland essential

The UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is reiterating its call to accelerate the moving of asylum-seekers from the Aegean islands to the Greek mainland states the announcement. The Agency states that “even with recent efforts to improve matters, conditions at many sites on the islands remain very poor.” The drop in temperature over the past […]

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Mouzalas: We seek Consensus but Solutions will have to be be Imposed

By   /  28/11/2016  /  GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Mouzalas: We seek Consensus but Solutions will have to be be Imposed

“We will continue to seek consensus but at some point we must impose solutions” stated Greek Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas on Sunday according to the Athens Macedonian News Agency “A general feeling of consensus does not mean complacency” Mouzalas explained adding that “the government has a programme and it must be implemented”. Mouzalas also […]

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The refugee crisis is yet to start

By   /  21/11/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on The refugee crisis is yet to start

The refugee crisis is yet to start, as around 20 to 30 million potential refugees are near the borders of Europe. This was said today by the Macedonian president, George Ivanov at the Bulgarian Academy of Science in Sofia, where he delivered a long lecture dubbed “Migrations and emigrants: the challenge for the third millennia”. […]

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About 16 000 have entered Bulgaria illegally since beginning of 2016 – official

By   /  14/10/2016  /  BG Politics, BG Social, Bulgaria, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on About 16 000 have entered Bulgaria illegally since beginning of 2016 – official

About 16 000 foreigners have entered Bulgaria illegally since the beginning of 2016, according to a regular report by the State Agency for Refugees. Of the total, about 7000 were from Afghanistan, while less than 2000 were from Syria. The largest number of refugees migrants arriving in Bulgaria are from Iraq and Pakistan, according to […]

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61 refugees in the Transit Center of Tabanoc do not want to stay there

By   /  14/10/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on 61 refugees in the Transit Center of Tabanoc do not want to stay there

Skopje, 14 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti 61 refugees from Syria and Iraq have been stuck for more than 8 months in the Transit Center for refugees in Tabanoc on the border between FYROM and Serbia. These refugees do not want to receive the refugee status in FYROM, but they want to […]

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The answer is not walls but welcomes

By   /  27/09/2016  /  AL Politics, Albania, Politics  /  Comments Off on The answer is not walls but welcomes

“These people have suffered, and they have human rights, and we are obliged to protect them – morally as well as legally. This is our challenge: to balance the proper defence of our borders with the essential defence of our values, our civilization. To show that the answer is not walls but welcomes” By Robert […]

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A new wave of refugees may be heading toward FYROM

By   /  21/09/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on A new wave of refugees may be heading toward FYROM

Skopje, 21 September 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Next year, FYROM is expecting another wave of refugees. This was said in the international conference on migration being hosted in Skopje. The chairman of the European Movement in FYROM, Abdilkader Memedi said that FYROM is successfully facing the recent refugee crisis and that many EU member […]

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Kerim: World leaders must change their approach toward refugees

By   /  14/09/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Kerim: World leaders must change their approach toward refugees

Skopje, 14 September 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Srgjan Kerim, FYROM’s candidate for UN Secretary General, called today on an agreement to be reached on the issue of refugees. According to him, this agreement, must be reached between the countries which are affected by the wave of refugees. “As former head of the […]

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Traffic of illegal emigrants returns in the territory of FYROM

By   /  25/08/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Traffic of illegal emigrants returns in the territory of FYROM

Skopje, 25 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Traffic of emigrants has returned to FYROM after the country decided to close its borders. Ministry of Interior says that with the closure of the southern border, the large influx of refugees was stopped, but not illegal routes. The southern border with Greece is being […]

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