Share Network: Seven Priorities to Expand Resettlement and Safe Pathways to Europe

September 19, 2023

Ahead of EU Member States submitting their pledges for the EU resettlement scheme by 15 September, we call on leaders to ambitiously expand safe pathways to international protection and better reflect Europe’s capacity to welcome.


“Traces of a Shipwrecked Humanity”

July 6, 2023

Statement on the Tenth Anniversary of Pope Francis' Visit to Lampedusa


Joint Letter Calling For Mechanism on Human Rights Violations at Borders

June 22, 2023

On 19 June 2023, ICMC, along with 193 civil society organisations and groups, signed a joint letter calling on member and observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council to implement immediate measures to address global pattern of deaths, torture and grave human rights violations at international borders.


ICMC Statement at 2023 International Labour Conference

June 8, 2023

In an 8 June statement delivered at the 111th session of the International Labour Conference in Geneva, ICMC President Christine Nathan called for the rights and dignities of the world’s most vulnerable workers to be prioritized within global responses.

A health worker in Pakistan treats an Afghan woman with an injured toe

ICMC Secretary General Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo Speaks at Roundtable on Long-Term Care

On 29 March 2023, the Secretary General of ICMC, Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo, gave the opening address at the High-Level...

Statement of civil society organizations attending the International Labour Conference

December 1, 2022

ICMC joins civil society organizations that attended the International Labour Conference to highlight common global objectives and call for for an expanded civil society role in future ILC meetings.


Civil society statement: Europe’s response to Afghans in need of protection one year after the Taliban takeover

August 1, 2022

“We call on European countries to continue evacuating their local staff and Afghans at risk in a coordinated and safe manner.” ICMC Europe and the Share Network join fifty civil society and Afghan diaspora organisations calling for expanded resettlement and humanitarian admission, fair access to asylum, and respect for human rights.


Need to move beyond basic relief in Ukraine, ICMC says

July 26, 2022

In a European Parliament session on the humanitarian response in Ukraine, ICMC says there is a need to tend to hearts and minds for the people suffering from the war, beyond food and shelter.


NGOs Urge EU States to Renew Commitment to Refugee Protection

June 23, 2022

ICMC Europe and six other NGOs call on EU Member States to show renewed leadership on resettling refugees. While welcoming support given to those displaced by war in Ukraine, the NGOs stress the urgency to meet other global protection needs by expanding resettlement and complementary pathways.


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.


European civil society coalition calls for reinforced commitments to resettlement

June 13, 2022

"The EU must significantly ramp up its commitment to resettlement." ICMC Europe joins NGO coalition urging the EU and its member States to revive and scale up refugee resettlement efforts, and ensure that resettlement is not neglected as the international community shifts its focus to the Ukraine crisis.


Strategic Framework and Workplan 2022- 2026

June 2, 2022


Faith-Based Organizations’ Statement before IMRF

May 16, 2022

Representing faith-based organizations at a multistakeholder meeting ahead of the International Migration Review Forum, ICMC Director of Policy Stéphane Jaquemet deplored States’ efforts to build walls rather than affirm migrants’ dignity.


At UN Human Rights Council, NGOs Voice Concern for Ukrainian People

March 31, 2022

ICMC and eleven other NGOs stated their concern about the ever-growing threat to the lives of vulnerable people trapped in active conflict zones in Ukraine. The oral statement was delivered to the UN Human Rights Council by Caritas Internationalis.


NGO statement: ICMC Europe joins call for rapid EU response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis

March 27, 2022

Ahead of the meeting of EU Justice and Home Affairs ministers on 28 March to discuss the EU’s support for people fleeing the crisis in Ukraine, ICMC Europe/Share Network join an NGO statement calling on the EU and European countries to to put into action their refugee response commitments in light of the crisis in Ukraine.

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