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Global Migration Summit Discussions Focus on Concrete Solutions to COVID Crisis

Global Migration Summit Discussions Focus on Concrete Solutions to COVID Crisis

Hundreds of civil society organizations took part in this year’s discussions at the Global Forum on Migration and Development along...
Fr. Fabio Baggio

At This Change of Era, We Must Care for Our Common Home

Fr. Fabio Baggio

At This Change of Era, We Must Care for Our Common Family

The 13th Global Forum on Migration and Development Summit, hosted remotely by the United Arab Emirates, is taking place from...
Fratelli Tutti and the Plight of the Displaced 2

Fratelli Tutti and the Plight of the Displaced

The latest encyclical of Pope Francis calls for a more just, more human, and more fraternal world based on love...
Global Initiative Launches Conclusions on How To Achieve a More Just Labor Market

How To Achieve a World of Work That Cares for Human Dignity and the Common Home

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...
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....
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ICMC Child Safeguarding Policy

November 26, 2020

Statement

Creating Better Policies to Protect Children in the Move

November 26, 2020

At the International Organization for Migration's Council Meeting, says ICMC urges governments to better protect migrant children by collecting data on their age, gender, and accompaniment status for more efficient protection policies, and by facilitating family unity.

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...
Statement

Child Rights in the Global Compact for Migration, UNECE Regional Review

November 24, 2020

At the UNECE Regional Review of the Global Compact for Migration, the Initiative for Child Rights pleaded with governments to prioritize children’s best interest, end child detention, facilitate family reunification, and protect children from the dangers of COVID-19.

Statement

ICMC Recommendations at UNECE Regional Review of Global Compact for Migration

November 24, 2020

At the UNECE Regional Review of the Global Compact for Migration, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ICMC urged governments to grant migrants access to services, expand regular migration pathways, and end detention.

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...
How Refugee Children Are Bearing the Brunt of the COVID Pandemic 1

How Refugee Children Are Bearing the Brunt of the COVID Pandemic

Refugee children are some of the most impressive but, at times, the most vulnerable people on the move. Their capacity...

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