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©UNICEF/UN0209677/Gilbertson VII Photo
18 June 2018

Niger, 2018: Sudanese youths play football in Agadez Region, at a 'hostel' for migrants who had hoped to reach Europe via Algeria or Libya and are being forcibly sent home. Migrant children are being expelled to Niger in growing numbers as European and North African countries tighten their borders. With government negotiations currently underway on the UN Global Compacts for Migration and on Refugees, UNICEF is calling for stronger cross-border solutions to keep children safe.

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