UN migration summit

Croatian president addresses UN on sustainable development

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic addressed the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, focusing on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted in 2015.

Obama and Ban joke about retirement plans during UN luncheon

US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon saluted each other and shared retirement jokes Tuesday at a luncheon marking the last time both leaders would participate in the UN...

Countries increase pledges for refugees during US-hosted UN summit

Countries pledged to increase their humanitarian spending, double the number of resettled refugees and improve refugees' access to work and school during a high-level summit on Tuesday hosted by...

President: Croatia won't be able to let migrants pass due to closed borders

President Grabar-Kitarovic said that last year Croatia had let migrants pass through it while other countries, that is Slovenia and Hungary, had no barriers along...

Obama, Ban appeal for compassion and action over walls and division

US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called Tuesday on the global community to do more to address international crises, from the war in Syria and the refugee crisis to...

Grabar-Kitarovic says migrant crisis not only Europe's problem

Speaking at a UN summit on refugees in New York on Monday, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said that the summit was being held at the right time because large movements of people were ...

Refugees top Obama's agenda at final UN General Assembly appearance

US President Barack Obama will Tuesday deliver his final speech to the UN General Assembly (UNGA) which will provide one of his final chances to burnish his legacy.

Mexican president to UN: "No barrier" can stop migration

Barriers cannot stop the movement of migrants and the fusion of cultures, said Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the United Nations on Monday.

More rights for migrants with new deal, declares UN's Ban

Refugees and migrants will have improved rights, particularly in the areas of education and employment, if a new international agreement on migration is upheld, said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-...

Britain urges more distinction between refugees and economic migrants

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to call for a "better distinction between refugees and economic migrants" in her speech to a UN summit on migration on Monday.