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The Fire in Moria Should “Serve as Wake-up Call”, Say Church Leaders and NGOs

Fire in Greek Refugee Camp Should “Serve as Wake-up Call”, Say Church Leaders and NGOs

The 8 September fires that destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos have left 13,000 people...

Moria Fire: More Than Ever, Europe Must Protect, says German Archbishop

Source: German Bishop's Conference

The Archbishop of Hamburg and ICMC Governing Committee member Stefan Hesse called the fire that destroyed Moria refugee camp in Greece a "foretold catastrophe." NGOs have denounced the camp's dangerous conditions for years. Archbishop Hesse says Europe must find the political will to welcome people seeking protection in a humane manner.

German Church Regrets the Suspension of the Humanitarian Admission Procedures Caused by COVID-19 1

German Church Regrets the Suspension of the Humanitarian Admission Procedures Caused by COVID-19

Catholic-inspired organizations are urging the German government not to suspend humanitarian admission procedures for refugees during the COVID-19 outbreak. They...

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Global Compact on Refugees: Towards a “New Regime”? 1

Global Compact on Refugees: Towards a “New Regime”?

Based on Pope Francis’ repeated calls “to welcome, protect, promote and integrate people on the move in all parts of...
European Bishops Criticize Indifference Towards Migrants Dead at Sea

European Bishops Criticize Indifference Towards Migrants Dead at Sea

We must recognize the dignity of migrants and our duty to welcome them, Italian Bishops say. And according to the...
Facilitating the Integration of Refugees in the European Union

Facilitating the Integration of Refugees in the European Union

“LINK IT” is a newly launched project aimed at facilitating the socio-economic integration of some 500 Syrian refugees resettled in...
Integrating Migrants and Refugees, a Two-Way Road That Benefits Everyone

Integrating Migrants and Refugees, a Two-Way Road That Benefits Everyone

Integrating migrants and refugees into host societies should be a two-way road that benefits — and requires efforts from —...
Taking Stock of the GFMD 2017: Key Civil Society Recommendations and Follow-Up

Taking Stock of the GFMD 2017: Key Civil Society Recommendations and Follow-Up

Following a “Walls come down!” rally at the famous Brandenburg Gate, where the Berlin wall was torn down after almost...
Implementation, Implementation, Implementation: The 2017 GFMD Civil Society Days Ended in Berlin With a Call for Achievable Solutions

Implementation, Implementation, Implementation: The 2017 GFMD Civil Society Days Ended in Berlin With a Call for Achievable Solutions

The Civil Society Days of the Global Forum on Migration and Development  (GFMD CSD) came to an end on Saturday...
GFMD Civil Society Days: Concrete Solutions From Civil Society to Governments

GFMD Civil Society Days: Concrete Solutions From Civil Society to Governments

The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), a government-led process aimed at advancing understanding and cooperation on the interlinkages...

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