More war = more people needing asylum. 
A UNHCR - The UN Refugee Agency report released on Friday shows that the number of people seeking refugee status in industrialized countries continued to climb in the first half of 2014, driven by the wars in Syria and Iraq as well as conflict and instability in countries such as Afghanistan, Eritrea. 
The report warned that 2014 could produce as many as 700,000 claims – which would make it the highest level in industrialized countries in 20 years. More details and the Asylum Trends report in full: http://j.mp/10e7SSRless

More war = more people needing asylum.

A UNHCR - The UN Refugee Agency report released on Friday shows that the number of people seeking refugee status in industrialized countries continued to climb in the first half of 2014, driven by the wars in Syria and Iraq as well as conflict and instability in countries such as Afghanistan, Eritrea.

The report warned that 2014 could produce as many as 700,000 claims – which would make it the highest level in industrialized countries in 20 years. More details and the Asylum Trends report in full: http://j.mp/10e7SSRless

With John Lennon’s iconic song “Imagine” as the backdrop, the United Nations marked the International Day of Peace on Friday ahead of the official observance on Sunday.

“We must douse the fires of extremism and tackle the root causes of conflict,” said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the Day.
Learn more at: http://j.mp/1uMmofZ

With John Lennon’s iconic song “Imagine” as the backdrop, the United Nations marked the International Day of Peace on Friday ahead of the official observance on Sunday.

“We must douse the fires of extremism and tackle the root causes of conflict,” said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the Day.

Learn more at: http://j.mp/1uMmofZ

Students from the United Nations International School performed a special rendition of “Imagine” at Friday’s International Day of Peace student conference at UN Headquarters in New York City.