United Nations Urges European Refugee Support

United Nations Urges European Refugee Support

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern regarding the ever-tightening restrictions on migrants and refugees in Europe. Ki-moon is the first United Nations official to speak out regarding the continued refugee crisis and the need for European support. He is insisting that the continued tightening of rules for asylum across Europe is sending the wrong […]

United Nations May Lack the Vision to See the Future

United Nations May Lack the Vision to See the Future

In a breaking news story dated on Sept. 25, 2015,┬áthere were comments made by the Vice President of Mercy Corps, Andrea Koppel, regarding the ineffective disaster relief methods of the United Nations (U.N.). Koppel criticized their outdated systems when she stated, “We are at a crossroads with the traditional aid system,” and she went on […]

Syrian Refugee Crisis Relief Is in State of Crisis

Syrian Refugee Crisis Relief Is in State of Crisis

On Sept. 25, 2015, Andrea Koppel, who is vice-president of global engagement and strategy for Mercy Corps, stated a warning when she said, “Our humanitarian communities are maxed out.” An indication of her frustration since the status quo is obviously no longer effective. She further stated, “We are using humanitarian assistance as a band-aid,” according […]

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