Officials of Quang Tri province and two Lao provinces of Savannakhet and Salavan have reached agreement on measures to curb spontaneous migration and undocumented marriages among residents living along the Vietnam-Laos border.
The role of people-elected deputies in implementing migration-related policies and laws was the focus of a seminar held by the National Assembly’s Committee on Social Affairs and the United Nations Population Fund in Vietnam in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 18.
African nations have been turning to Vietnam as the business environment in China becomes increasingly more difficult.
Representatives from the central province of Quang Nam and Laos’s Sekong province had a working session in Tam Ky city on August 22 to discuss coordination in conducting a survey on undocumented migration and marriage in their border areas.
Officials from Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien – Hue and Laos’ southern Salavan province signed an MoU on cooperation in border management at their annual meeting in Hue city on July 12.
The Ministry of Labor plans to enforce a supplementary regulation regarding the management of migrant workers.
Unplanned migration from northwestern provinces to the Central Highlands has fallen thanks to State policies on ethnic minority and mountainous areas.
A photo voice exhibition entitled Where Can I Call Home at Trang Tien Exhibition House has been organised by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the General Statistics Office (GSO).
More than 1,000 migrants were plucked from overcrowded boats and 16 bodies were recovered in the past two days, Italy's coastguard said on December 5, adding to the already record number of arrivals this year.
Almost 700 migrants arrived at the Italian port town of Augusta on November 7 after being rescued from their perilous boat journey across the Mediterranean Sea.
At least 240 migrants have drowned off the coast of Libya within the last 48 hours, possibly as an unintended consequence of European efforts to stop people-smugglers and to train Libyan coastguards, the UN's migration agency said.
French authorities will on November 2 begin transferring about 1,500 unaccompanied migrant minors to reception centers across the country, officials said on November 1, as a standoff with Britain over who takes care of the youths drags on.
VOV.VN - Thousands of refugees flocked to Paris several days after France closed an encampment in the vicinity of the northern port city of Calais.
Scotland may try to wrest control over migration as part of a new enhanced devolution deal once Britain leaves the European Union, Scotland's minister for EU negotiations said on October 14.
Migrants arriving by sea to Italy are now the main problem faced by the European Union in its efforts to stem mass immigration to the bloc, the head of the EU border agency said on October 12.
Almost all Hungarians who voted in October 2's referendum rejected the European Union's migrant quotas but turnout was too low to make the poll valid, frustrating Prime Minister Viktor Orban's hopes of a clear victory with which to challenge Brussels.
The European Union launched a program on September 26 to issue monthly electronic cash grants to benefit a million refugees in Turkey, as part of a deal under which Ankara will curb the numbers trying to enter Europe.
Nine more bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean a day after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized off the coast of Egypt, officials said on September 22, bringing the death toll to 52.
VOV.VN - The current 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York has addressed a number of global challenges, including the migrant crisis. Political commitments have been made to resolve the matter.
A summit hosted by US President Barack Obama garnered pledges from dozens of countries to resettle or allow the lawful admission of some 360,000 refugees, doubling the number of slots that were available last year, the US envoy to the United Nations said.