In Bangladesh, UN Youth Volunteers bring fresh ideas and additional energy to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), especially in times of emergencies.
“My parents were both killed years ago. My brother can barely provide for his children. I am a man now, and I have to fight for my survival,” said 18-year old Abdessamad.
For decades, Venezuela was a host country for refugees, as well as a destination for migrants drawn by its economy’s booming oil, agriculture and manufacturing sectors. Now its population is draining away. The flight which is unfolding before our eyes is the result of political instability, growing insecurity and human rights violations, all compounded by the economic collapse of the country.
Alhagie heard the sound of gunshots as he found his way through the dank, musty detention centre in Tripoli in 2017.
To paraphrase the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, the limits of language define the limits of our worlds. In Kosovo, language often defines the parameters of social, cultural, economic and political life.
Since 2003, the commune of Afoukada in Ingall has been host as well to a smaller event, the Tendé festival, centered around a traditional musical instrument — the ‘tendé — considered a pivotal instrument in the consolidation of peace in a conflict