Posts Tagged ‘AU’

AU condemns continuous flow of illegal migrants to Libya

  • 19 April 2018 - 18:33
AU condemns continuous flow of illegal migrants to Libya

The African Union (AU) high-level committee on Libya has condemned the additional inflow of arms into the country. The committee has wrapped up its 5th meeting at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, according to a statement from the pan-African bloc on Thursday. Having...

AU-EU-UN Taskforce helped over 15000 migrants to return home from Libya

  • 4 March 2018 - 11:49
AU-EU-UN Taskforce helped over 15000 migrants to return home from Libya

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) assisted 15,000 migrants to return to their homes from Libya through the voluntary humanitarian returns programme, with the support of the European Union and the active cooperation of the African Union. The United Nations High Commissioner for...

African Union: 20,000 migrants to leave Libya in 6 weeks

  • 9 December 2017 - 12:16
African Union: 20,000 migrants to leave Libya in 6 weeks

The African Union (AU) announced, on Wednesday, its intention to repatriate 20,000 immigrants from Libya in the next six weeks. A statement by the AU said the Joint African Union-European Union-United Nations Task Force immediate priority was "the repatriation, within the next 6 weeks,...

African and European Unions agree on a plan to evacuate migrants from Libya

  • 29 November 2017 - 21:59
African and European Unions agree on a plan to evacuate migrants from Libya

A plan for a voluntary evacuation of migrants in Libya government-controlled detention camps lies at the heart of an emergency migration plan for Africa. Leaders from the European Union and the African Union arrived for the summit in Ivory Coast on Wednesday vowing to take action following...