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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....
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...

U.S. Bishops Urge for Full Reinstatement of the DACA Program

Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

U.S. Bishops have expressed their disappointment at their government's intent to limit the rights of migrants protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. "The Catholic Church in the United States has long advocated for the Dreamers and we will continue to stand with them," reads the statement issued by the members of the USCCB.

ICMC Protection and Prevention

ICMC Protection and Prevention

Providing Hope to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

US Bishops Welcome Supreme Court Decision on DACA Program

Source:

U.S. Bishops welcome the country's Supreme Court opinion that prevents the U.S. Administration from terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program protects youth who were brought to the country as children without proper documentation from deportation.

The Negative Consequences of Men and Women Stereotypes

The Negative Consequences of Men and Women Stereotypes

Fighting Child Marriage in Malaysia's Rohingya Community

Fighting Child Marriage in Malaysia’s Rohingya Community

We Must Do the Impossible to Assist Migrants From Central America Say Mexican Bishops 1

We Must Do the Impossible to Assist Migrants From Central America Say Mexican Bishops

In response to the presence of hundreds of migrants and asylum-seekers from El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala blocked at...
ICMC Efforts to Address Needs of Migrant Children in Asia-Pacific 1

ICMC Efforts to Address Needs of Migrant Children in Asia-Pacific

One billion people are on the move today and one in eight is a child. Being young, children in migration...

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