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The Fire in Moria Should “Serve as Wake-up Call”, Say Church Leaders and NGOs

Fire in Greek Refugee Camp Should “Serve as Wake-up Call”, Say Church Leaders and NGOs

The 8 September fires that destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos have left 13,000 people...
Civil Society Organizations Urge the US Administration to Admit 95,000 Refugees in Fiscal Year 2021

Civil Society Organizations Urge the US Administration to Admit 95,000 Refugees in Fiscal Year 2021

Over 180 civil society and faith-based organizations including the  International Catholic Migration Commission and its national member, the United States...
Migration: Partnerships as the Key to Alleviating the Ravages of COVID-19

Migration: Partnerships as the Key to Alleviating the Ravages of COVID-19

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has halted most international travel, the Global Forum on Migration and Development is more important...
Don’t Let Internally Displaced Persons Go Unseen, Faith-Based Organizations Plead 1

Don’t Let Internally Displaced Persons Go Unseen, Faith-Based Organizations Plead

On 20 June, World Refugee Day, ICMC and over 50 other faith-based organizations exhort world leaders, policymakers and people of...
Vaccines Against COVID-19 Must Be Accessible to All 1

Vaccines Against COVID-19 Must Be Accessible to All

Any COVID-19 vaccines to be developed over the coming months need to be made freely available to all people everywhere,...
COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals Crisis in Europe’s Agri-Food Workers’ Rights 1

COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals Crisis in Europe’s Agri-Food Workers’ Rights

As the global coronavirus pandemic limits travel, labor shortages in Europe’s agricultural and food transformation sectors could jeopardize food security....
The Relocation of Unaccompanied Children from the Greek Islands Cannot Wait 1

The Relocation of Unaccompanied Children from the Greek Islands Cannot Wait

While unaccompanied migrant and refugee children have been living in dire conditions on the Greek islands for a long time,...
Protecting Migrants and Refugees Is Crucial for Dealing Effectively With the COVID-19 Pandemic 1

Protecting Migrants and Refugees Is Crucial for Dealing Effectively With the COVID-19 Pandemic

Civil society organizations are calling on governments to adopt an inclusive, non-discriminatory approach in order to deal effectively with the...
Humanitarian NGOs Call on Donors for Urgent and Systematic Response to COVID-19 1

Humanitarian NGOs Call on Donors for Urgent and Systematic Response to COVID-19

By their very nature, humanitarian organizations deploy their activities in environments where resources are limited and conditions often dire. The...
Civil Society Organizations Denounce “Unacceptable Events” at the Greek-Turkish Border 1

Civil Society Organizations Denounce “Unacceptable Events” at the Greek-Turkish Border

In a joint statement released on 12 March, 32 member organizations of the Civil Society Action Committee criticized States’ usage...
European Governments Called to Urgently Relocate Unaccompanied Children From the Greek Islands 1

European Governments Called to Urgently Relocate Unaccompanied Children From the Greek Islands

Over 1,800 unaccompanied refugee and migrant children currently live on the Greek islands, many of them homeless and enduring inhumane...
At U.S. Congress, ICMC Highlights Unique Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Combating Human Trafficking 2

At U.S. Congress, ICMC Highlights Unique Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Combating Human Trafficking

“The value and scope of faith-based actors as long-term and sustainable partners in the fight against human trafficking cannot be...
Call for More Humane, Transparent and Effective Resources for Asylum, Migration and Integration in the EU 1

Call for More Humane, Transparent and Effective Resources for Asylum, Migration and Integration in the EU

As European co-legislators resume their negotiations on the proposed Asylum and Migration Fund for 2021-27, European NGOs are calling for...
Civil Society Calls on EU Member States to Demonstrate Leadership on Resettlement at the 2019 Global Refugee Forum 2

Civil Society Calls on EU Member States to Demonstrate Leadership on Resettlement at the 2019 Global Refugee Forum

One year after the adoption of the Global Compact on Refugees, the international community will gather in Geneva at the...
Responding to the Needs of People in Situations of Long-Term Forced Displacement 1

Responding to the Needs of People in Situations of Long-Term Forced Displacement

On 17 October, leading scholars, policy experts, and practitioners gathered to discuss forced migration, protection, and border control at the...

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