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The Latest: French NGO returns to migrant sea rescues

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) – The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 8:45 p.m.The French non-governmental organization SOS Mediterranee, partnered with Doctors Without Borders, has returned to sea with a new boat to save migrants seven months after…
Egypt: New NGO Law Renews Draconian Restrictions

(Beirut) – Egypt’s parliament approved a new law governing many of the existing restrictions on their work, Human Rights Watch said today. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should not approve the law and instead should return it to parliament for amendments.Egypt…
The favorite Eid gift for Somalia’s children: toy guns

The favorite Eid gift for Somalia’s children: toy guns Tuesday August 21, 2018 Millions of Muslims across the world are today (Aug. 21) marking Eid al-Adha, an Islamic holiday that commemorates the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.…
Joint NGO Statement: IGAD Heads of State

The membership of the Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS), Somalia NGO Consortium and the Inter-agency Working Group (IAWG) welcome the Special Summit of the IGAD Heads of State on Durable Solutions for Somali refugees taking place on the 25th March,…
NGOs call for urgent aid for Somalia

23 NGOs working in Somalia have issued a statement calling for urgent aid for Somalia ahead of a key meeting being held in Geneva today by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) as part of…