Amy Pope will become the first woman to serve as director general of the International Organization for Migration.
Sudan's unraveling forced humanitarian aid organizations, including those with staff killed by fighting, to suspend operations, despite millions of civilians in great need.
The figures show an 'intolerable' loss of life amid more reports of government-led rescue delays and obstacles to NGOs' search and rescue efforts, the U.N. migration agency said.
Flooding, the worst of the impacts globally, continued to affect the largest number of people, more than 35 million.
The U.N. reported losing 21 staff who worked for its agencies; other international organizations reported losing 25 staff.
The report found the highest concentration of modern slavery in North Korea — and bigger numbers than previously reported in Australia, Europe and the United States.
A new pact for promoting safe migration that's supported by 190 countries has been advancing through the United Nations without participation from the United States and Hungary.
The defeat of a U.S. nominee reflects broad dissatisfaction with Trump's policies on migration, economy and trade.
The centerpiece of the European Union's new rules, and what makes them relevant for international organizations, is the policy of accountability, experts say. Data handlers must be able to demonstrate compliance and delete data if asked.