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A world on the move: Refugees and Migrants
31 Aug 2016 -  The number of international migrants today is higher than ever before. In 2015, 244 million people lived in a country other than where they were born, including more than 20 million refugees and asylum-seekers escaping violence or persecution in their home countries. The United Nations General Assembly will convene the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September to guide the development of a global approach to addressing large movements of persons across international borders.