Forum on Migration Statistics

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The International Organization for Migration, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development organised the first-ever International Forum on Migration Statistics in January 2018. Migration Statistics Hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation […]

List of dead migrants & refugees destroyed at Liverpool Biennial

The List contains data on the deaths of refugees and migrants. Data that has been collected through European NGO network UNITED for Intercultural Action which is a network of more than 560 organisations across Europe. Between 1993 and 2018, the campaign has gathered details of over 34,361 deaths.

UNITED for Intercultural Action is a pan-European network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees. They have shared their distress at the mysterious attack on their work which has taken place at the Liverpool Biennial, UK. The List contains […]

How accurate is the data?

https://medium.com/@melissarfleming/the-search-for-home-in-times-of-war-and-peace-87b85ca4adfa

Statistical data on the flow of migrants and refugees around the world is drawn from regularly by International press and policymakers. HTiL has included statistics in our resources pages. How accurate the information on the flow of people is, how […]

The List of Deaths

Alfred Gell considered how ‘artworks are like social agents, in that they are the outcome of social initiatives which reflect a specific, socially inculcated sensibility’. Banu Cennetoğlu’s work which is currently on view at the Chisenhale Gallery, in London, is […]

Europe is using smartphone data as a weapon to deport refugees | WIRED UK

“European leaders need to bring immigration numbers down, and metadata on smartphones could be just what they need to start sending migrants back” In short this is the antithesis of the use of tech/data that MyInform was conceived to address.  […]

Inside the EU’s flawed $200 million migration deal with Sudan

http://www.irinnews.org/special-report/2018/01/30/inside-eu-s-flawed-200-million-migration-deal-sudan

This article was originally published by IRIN News, a news agency specialised in reporting humanitarian crises. It is by Caitlin L. Chandler, longform and investigative journalist focused on human rights. Inside the EU’s flawed $200 million migration deal with Sudan. Without addressing the root causes […]

What can exiled professors offer to students?

http://blog.jis-oxford.co.uk/2018/04/02/exiled-academics-should-be-involved-in-educating-their-displaced-compatriots-why/

Thousands of exiled professors skills could be harnessed to assist displaced people through education and training. Oula Abu Amsha a Syrian Computer Science and Applied Mathematics professor shares her ideas around an International learning community of displaced refugees. In Interruptions, […]

Winterization in Kara Tepe camp, Lesvos

Kara Tepe drone picture

Depending so highly on a single donor makes UNHCR the operational arm of the EU’s shortsighted policies. This is the third winter for UNHCR in Greece… Winterization is a word used in the humanitarian world to describe a number of […]