ICMC Members are Catholic Bishops Conferences and Episcopal assemblies and equivalent bodies that are themselves engaged in migration and refugee issues on national and regional levels, and within their local communities.
Advocating for dignity-centred approaches and solutions, ICMC amplifies the voice of the Church within international and regional policy-making debates and processes by building upon the direct experience of ICMC Members and presenting their concerns internationally.
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A renewed appeal from the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land about the victims of human trafficking in Sinai
JERUSALM, 09 August 2012—The Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land has launched a renewed appeal in favor of the victims of human traffickers in the Sinai. This comes in the light of the deployment of Egyptian military forces there.Read more
Ethiopian Bishops to UN: “The crying voices of migrants in the Sinai are getting louder and louder at our doors”
GENEVA, 6 June 2011—Ethiopian Bishops’ Conference Secretary General and ICMC member, Abba Hagos Hayish, made a plea to governments, international organizations and civil society representatives gathered at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, calling for action on behalf of the hundreds of migrants kidnapped and held hostage for ransom in the Sinai desert.Read more
WASHINGTON, 20 January 2010 (USCCB)—Migration and Refugee Services has released a summary report of the USCCB delegation’s visit to South Africa and Zimbabwe, during which they explored a series of refugee crises in the region.Read more
TAIWAN, 13 December 2009—Spearheaded by the Migrants’ Empowerment Network in Taiwan (MENT), Church-based organizations and local NGOs in Asia call attention to the plight of domestic workers and caregivers in Taiwan with a public rally and statement.Read more