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EU Bishops: Respect Right to Asylum

Source: Vatican News

EU Member States must uphold the right to seek asylum and not send refugees back to countries where they are at risk, said EU Bishops. Their statement came following calls from some EU countries for stricter rules against irregular migration as tensions grow along Eastern European borders.

Statement

The EU Cannot Shirk Its Responsibilities Towards Afghans in Need of Protection

September 16, 2021

As humanitarian needs in Afghanistan continue to escalate, ICMC Europe, the SHARE Network, and over 15 other organizations appeal to the EU not to forget its responsibility towards Afghans but rather to place protection at the center of its response.

ICMC Members and Church Leaders Respond to the Needs of Afghans, Advocate for Their Protection

ICMC Members and Church Leaders Respond to the Needs of Afghans, Advocate for Their Protection

As fear and uncertainty grasp Afghanistan following the Taliban’s rapid takeover, ICMC’s members, the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences, along with their...
ICMC Europe Joins NGOs’ Call for EU To Guarantee Protection of Afghan Refugees

ICMC Europe Joins NGOs’ Call for EU To Guarantee Protection of Afghan Refugees

The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) Europe has joined a coalition of over 50 European NGOs working on asylum and...
Statement

Time to Get Resettlement Moving!

July 7, 2021

Ahead of the European Union’s Resettlement Forum, ICMC Europe and five other organizations appeal to the EU institutions and member states to urgently revive and increase resettlement efforts by completing their pledge to resettle 30,000 refugees this year, and at least 36,000 in 2022.

A Coalition of European Christian organizations published an analysis of the New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum

A Coalition of European Christian organizations published an analysis of the New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum

The new policy proposals\' good intentions are overshadowed by legal shortcomings and an overly strong focus on returns. A coalition...
New Research on Refugee and Migrant Inclusion During COVID Finds that European NGOs Go “Above and Beyond”

New Research on Refugee and Migrant Inclusion During COVID Finds that European NGOs Go “Above and Beyond”

Civil society organizations are going “above and beyond” to curb the impact of COVID-19 on refugee and migrant integration and...
New Interactive Online Tool to Support the Integration of Sex Trafficking Survivors

New Interactive Online Tool to Support the Integration of Sex Trafficking Survivors

ICMC Europe’s new interactive online tool provides a pathway to ease the integration of survivors of international sex trafficking in...
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...
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...
Publication

Right Way Handbook

November 16, 2020

Handbook cover

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,...
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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...
Statement

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

October 19, 2020

New policy proposals on migration and asylum released by the European Commission in September 2020 risk limiting the access to protection and fair asylum procedures. A group of 82 civil society organizations, including ICMC Europe, analyze the proposals in a joint statement.

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