November 1, 2017
November 1, 2017

The World Economic Forum looks at how migration is impacting 22 cities across the world. Ethiopia has introduced civil registration for refugees and DW finds asks how Malta as an EU member state is dealing with newly arriving migrants. This and more in today's roundup.

Ethiopia introduces civil registration for refugees: Following an amendment to existing legislation, refugees in Ethiopia can now register their vital life events with national authorities. Click here to read more. 

The fate of refugees in Malta: Malta has won praise for meeting its commitments as part of the EU’s refugee relocation program. But many say the country is not doing enough to support the new arrivals. Refugees in Malta shared their experiences with DW’s Işil Nergiz. Click here to watch the report. 

'They threw my wheelchair into the water': In search of a better life in Europe, Qusai managed to cross the sea to reach Greece despite being tied to a wheelchair. The story of his journey from Syria to the Netherlands appears in a video produced by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Click here to read more.

The impact of migration on cities: A report titled "Migration and Its Impact on Cities" by the World Economic Forum focuses on the current situation and future challenges cities face with regard to the migrant situation. Click here to read more.

Refugees in Germany waiting longer for asylum processing: The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) has been struggling to process asylum applications. Could job losses at the office be the reason? Click here to read more.

Training for volunteer guardians starts in Piedmont: The first training course for citizens who intend to become voluntary guardians for unaccompanied minors in Piedmont has got underway. There are approximately 1,000 unaccompanied foreign minors in the region. Click here to read more.


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