Young Migrants Will Become Homeless in the Canary Islands in 2023
On their 18th birthdays on 1 January, 1000 migrants will be left on the street, say Bishops of Spain's Canary Islands. Their birthdates unknown, they were assigned 1 January 2005. The national Bishops' Conference is urging other dioceses to take them in through the 'Hospitality Corridors' program, but urge the State to find solutions.
ICMC Experts Support UNICEF Evacuations of Unaccompanied Afghan Children to the U.S.
NGOs Call for Action To Protect Children at EU Borders
December 10, 2021
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ICMC Europe and over 20 other NGOs urge governments to protect migrant children at Europe’s borders. Solidarity and responsibility-sharing in the EU asylum and migration system must prioritize safe routes to family reunion and international protection, not containment, pushbacks and returns.
Supporting Unaccompanied Migrant Children Living on the Streets of Djibouti City
Human Rights Council Must Respond to Pushbacks at International Borders
June 24, 2021
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In a joint statement, ICMC and 50 other organizations plead with the UN Human Rights Council to urgently respond to the global pattern of pushbacks, human rights violations, and lethal disregard for human life at international borders.
A New Series of Animated Videos Depicts the Work of ICMC
Creating Better Policies to Protect Children in the Move
November 26, 2020
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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
How Refugee Children Are Bearing the Brunt of the COVID Pandemic
New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum Is Not Yet the Fresh Start Needed, NGOs Argue
New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum Is Not Yet the Fresh Start Needed
October 19, 2020
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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.