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Pope Francis and Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo

ICMC Secretary General Appointed as Member of Holy See Dicastery

Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo, ICMC Secretary General, as a member of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral...
Global Initiative Launches Conclusions on How To Achieve a More Just Labor Market

Global Initiative Launches Conclusions on How To Achieve a More Just Labor Market

Catholic-inspired organizations seeking to implement Pope Francis’ Laudato Sì vision in the world of work recently concluded a three-year series...
A Way Forward To Build Better Migration Policies in the COVID-19 Era

A Way Forward To Build Better Migration Policies in the COVID-19 Era

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the brokenness of policies that leave migrants vulnerable to exploitation, abuse, and exclusion. It is...
ICMC Introduces Its New Child Safeguarding Policy

ICMC Introduces Its New Child Safeguarding Policy

Children are among the most vulnerable of displaced people and need special protection. ICMC’s new Child Safeguarding Policy emphasizes the...
Bishops Urge Europe To Put Human Dignity at the Center of Its Migration Policy

Bishops Urge Europe To Put Human Dignity at the Center of Its Migration Policy

The European Bishops’ Conferences urge the European Commission to “put human dignity and common good at the center” of its...
ICMC Europe Welcomes New European Plan for Integration and Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees 1

ICMC Europe Welcomes New European Plan for Integration and Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees

The European Commission recently presented a new action plan for integration and inclusion of newcomers in Europe. ICMC Europe and...
UNICEF and ICMC Sign Standby Agreement To Deploy Child Protection Experts in Emergency Responses

UNICEF and ICMC Sign Standby Agreement To Deploy Child Protection Experts in Emergency Responses

Through the new partnership, ICMC will enhance UNICEF’s humanitarian response capacity via the rapid deployment of qualified child protection experts....
Building Integration Pathways With Survivors of Human Trafficking

Building Integration Pathways With Survivors of Human Trafficking

For migrant survivors of sex trafficking to fully integrate into society, they need support tailored to their specific needs and...
Implementing the Global Compact for Migration: ICMC Advocates for Better Protection of Children and All Migrants

Implementing the Global Compact for Migration: ICMC Advocates for Better Protection of Children and All Migrants

Nearly two years after States adopted the Global Compact for Migration, governments of Europe, North America, and Central Asia, under...
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Fostering Integration of Migrant Survivors of Sex Trafficking

When migrant women leave trafficking networks, they face many barriers to integration, including gaps in language and education, cultural differences,...
New Books Tell Migrant Workers’ Stories, Outline Person-Centered Responses To Labor Migration

New Books Tell Migrant Workers’ Stories, Outline Person-Centered Responses To Labor Migration

The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) is publishing two books with research findings on migrant workers’ experiences, testimonies from migrant...
Child Friendly Space for refugees

With a Focus on Protection and Gender Equality, ICMC Jordan Launches its Programs for 2020/2021

The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) in Jordan and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration...
detained migrants

Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Be an Opportunity to End the Practice of Detaining Migrants?

Is there any good news in the COVID-19 pandemic? On the issue of migration detention, there just may be. Overcrowding,...
EU flag and fence

New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum Is Not Yet the Fresh Start Needed, NGOs Argue

Some elements of the new Pact on Migration and Asylum for the European Union (EU) constitute a positive change in...
A refugee family in Beirut, Lebanon

We Need To Look at How Families, Not Just Individuals, Are Affected by Displacement

Families and individuals experience forced displacement differently. And most individuals have a family from whom they have been separated and...

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