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Ensuring the Right to Education on World Refugee Day

Ensuring the Right to Education on World Refugee Day

20 June is World Refugee Day, which this year focuses on the right to seek protection. The International Catholic Migration...
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ICMC Calls for Access To Decent Work for Refugees and Migrants at the International Labour Conference

In a statement delivered at the 110th session of the International Labour Conference in Geneva, ICMC called for more sustainable...
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The Centrality of Work for Sustainability

June 16, 2022

At the 110th session of the International Labour Conference, ICMC calls for sustainable and equitable work, increased humanitarian assistance, and renewed multilateralism. A human-centred approach to work is essential to create a socially and environmentally sustainable economy.

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Rohingya Women Gain Livelihood Skills Through Vocational Training

When refugees flee their country, they often lose the income-generating activities that allowed them to support themselves and their families....
No One Is Saved Alone: ICMC Calls for Inclusive Global Recovery Measures That Respond to Migrants' and Refugees' Needs

No One Is Saved Alone: ICMC Calls for Inclusive Global Recovery Measures That Respond to Migrants’ and Refugees’ Needs

ICMC\'s statement at the 109th International Labour Conference identifies access to healthcare, vaccines, decent work and fundamental rights as the...
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No One Is Saved Alone, 109th International Labour Conference Session

June 15, 2021

At the 109th International Labour Conference session, ICMC calls for access to healthcare, labor rights, and decent work for all migrants and refugees, for increased cooperation between States, civil society, and other stakeholders, in line with the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, and for global solidarity in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

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“We Are Begging for Oxygen,” Say Catholic Organizations Responding to India’s Second COVID-19 Wave

As India faces the worst coronavirus wave since the beginning of the pandemic, Catholic organizations plead with their government and...

Indian Bishops’ Study Reveals Migrant Workers’ Vulnerability

Source: Union of Catholic Asian News

A new study by the Conference of Catholic Bishops’ of India reveals the endemic poverty and lack of safety with which most internal migrant workers contend. The study recommends a multi-pronged strategy from government and non-government agencies to overcome these conditions.

Release Seafarers Blocked for Covid-19 Measures

Source: Agenzia Fides

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, over 400,000 seafarers have been left trapped on ships long after their original contract has expired. Many suffer from trauma and health issues. A coalition of Catholic organizations, including ICMC, is asking governments to address this humanitarian crisis at sea.

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...
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...

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