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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....
Publication

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.

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...
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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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.

Protect the Children of Undocumented Migrants in Southern Africa

Source: Crux

The Southern African Bishops' Conference encourages governments to register all children, regardless of their parents' status. Otherwise they risk becoming stateless if they are abandoned or orphaned. They cannot access education and healthcare, and so are vulnerable to trafficking and child labor, warns Sr. Rissini of the Conference's Migrants & Refugees Office.

ICMC Protection and Prevention

ICMC Protection and Prevention

Providing Hope to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

ICMC Annual Report 2019

ICMC Annual Report 2019

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ICMC provides assistance and protection to vulnerable people on the move and advocates for sustainable solutions for refugees and migrants.