One out of ten respondents in a global survey said they would welcome refugees in their homes, while 80% overall said they would want their country to provide shelter.Respondents in China, Germany and the UK emerged as overall the most welcoming countries in the world. ...

On average 1,000 refugees are now arriving on the Greek islands every day creating an unprecedented emergency, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reported on Friday. [caption id="attachment_2738" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Two boys rest next to their tent outside the screening centre at Moria. Refugees and migrants live...

The International Organisation for Migration and the UN’s maritime agency (IMO) will be teaming up to create an information-sharing platform on mixed-migration at sea, in collaboration with other interested agencies. [caption id="attachment_2375" align="alignnone" width="784"] Pictured: Left IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu and Right IOM Director-General William L....

In 2015 Frontex will be testing fixed wing, ship-launched AR3 Net Ray drones built by Portuguese-based Tekever as part of its Frontex mission. [caption id="attachment_1315" align="aligncenter" width="720"] AR3 NET RAY Drone being tested at sea[/caption] According to a statement made by Tekever Chief Operations Officer Ricardo Mendes at the Paris Air Show the drones...