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Monday 17 December 2018

Save the Children welcomes the adoption of historic global pact on refugees

Save the Children welcomes today’s adoption of the Global Compact on Refugees at the United Nations Global Assembly.  Conflict and persecution have forced millions of children to flee their homes, risking the loss of a future that every child deserves. This historic document paves the way for greater responsibility sharing between countries, which will protect child refugees by:

-       ensuring effective measures to save lives and access to appropriate care

-       making protection of children consistent across borders

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Thursday 13 December 2018

Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director, said: “The warring parties must implement the steps agreed in Sweden, in line with international humanitarian law. The world will be watching. A ceasefire in Hodeidah, and the reopening of Sanaa

Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director, said:

“The warring parties must implement the steps agreed in Sweden, in line with international humanitarian law. The world will be watching. A ceasefire in Hodeidah, and the reopening of Sanaa airport to domestic flights,are important first steps to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Yemen.

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Monday 10 December 2018

Save the Children welcomes adoption of historic pact on global migration

Save the Children welcomes the adoption today in Marrakech of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration by the overwhelming majority of UN member states. This historic document establishes a solid platform for collaboration between countries to protect the rights of millions of migrant children – many of whom have faced unimaginable journeys, especially when travelling alone.

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Monday 10 December 2018

Historic global pact on migration must be adopted to protect vulnerable children

With millions of migrant children on the move worldwide—many of whom have fled crippling poverty, violence, human rights abuses and disasters only to risk exploitation, abuse, trafficking, detention, deportation or even death—Save the Children is urging world leaders meeting at a UN conference in Marrakech today to seize this historic opportunity and adopt the Global Compact on Migration.

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Thursday 6 December 2018

Famine or not, 120,000 children in yemen are in a ‘catastrophic’ condition

8-month-old Nabil* gets high-nutrient food to treat his Severe Acute Malnutrition in Aden.

For multimedia content of Nabil* including b-roll, stills and transcripts see here.

 

Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director Tamer Kirolos said:

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