Press releases

Press Release: ADEM position on the situation of migrant children in Como/Chiasso Posted Aug 22, 2016

August 18, 2016 – Members of ADEM[1] wish to express their concern about the migrant situation in the region of Chiasso (Switzerland) and Como (Italy),…

A quadruple marathon in Africa for a better protection of migrant children Posted Jul 26, 2016

4 marathons in 4 consecutive days in 4 countries: this is the challenge that the Director of the International Social Service (ISS) Switzerland is preparing…

Systematic violations of children’s rights under the new Hungarian Asylum and immigration regime Posted Jul 20, 2016

Budapest, 20th July 2016 –    Hungary contravenes EU and international standards on non-refoulement    Terre des Hommes calls on Hungary and the EU to…

Reject dangerous migration response plan Posted Jun 27, 2016

Joint NGO statement ahead of the European Council of 28-29 June 2016 The European Union is set to open a dark chapter in its history…

Italy: Scholarships for foreign unaccompanied minors Posted Jun 23, 2016

“We have decided, together with Terre des Hommes, to escape the logic of pure assistance and emergency in the reception of immigrants, and we are…

Italy: deadly paths for thousands of children Posted Jun 03, 2016

“The intensification of the travels in the Mediterranean to reach Europe and the resulting massacres at sea are the proof  of the need to start…

Book Launch of ‘Never Arrive’ Posted Apr 28, 2016

‘Never Arrive’ tells the story of Farah Abdullahi Abdi, a young Somali man, who is forced to flee his home in Kenya because of persecution…

Macedonia : Situation of the forgotten refugees worsening Posted Apr 26, 2016

The network of partners of the Destination Unknown campaign and the Mario project share the grave concerns expressed by UN agencies regarding the poor and…

More than 100 organisations call for immediate and sustained access in Syria Posted Mar 15, 2016

Fith Anniversary of the Syrian Conflict – 102 humanitarian agencies urged sustained and unconditional humanitarian access to all Syrians. As the parties to the conflict…