Europe

EU Council Summit: European leaders confusing migration crisis with political crisis Posted Jun 29, 2018

Media Reaction Brussels – 29 June 2018 European leaders confused a political crisis with a migration crisis when agreeing today to explore opening ‘disembarkation platforms’…

European Council must put solidarity at heart of how it processes asylum claims of migrant children Posted Jun 27, 2018

European Union leaders must respect the asylum claims of migrant children attempting to reach Europe and not outsource these obligations to other countries, Terre des…

Aquarius: We stand for a Europe of global solidarity with migrants crossing the Mediterranean Posted Jun 12, 2018

Brussels 12/06/2018 The Migration experts of CONCORD Europe, the European Confederation of Development NGOs, strongly condemn the decision of the Italian government to close the…

NGOs in Greece join pan-European campaign to rejuvenate solidarity with refugees Posted May 24, 2018

The campaign that is being launched in Greece with the support of several civil society organisations is based on two main principles. It seeks to…

Albania: Easing the burden of returning migrant families Posted May 23, 2018

In Albania, the socioeconomic situation drives its population to emigrate. The last years saw the number of migrants returning home increase significantly. This is related…

Destination Unknown joins call for all UN Member States to end child immigration detention Posted May 17, 2018

Working with the Child Rights Initiative, Destination Unknown is campaigning for children’s rights to be at the heart of two new global compacts on migration…

New manual to support organisations working for regularisation of children, young people and families Posted Apr 19, 2018

A new manual advising organisations who work with migrant children, young people, families and governments for new or improved regularisation mechanisms has been produced by…

States should never use force or detention against migrant children to obtain their fingerprints, says EU rights agency Posted Mar 28, 2018

Authorities from European Union member states should never use force to obtain migrant children’s fingerprints and other biometric data, a new report by the European…

Refugee and migrant children face destitution and uncertainty in Paris Posted Mar 27, 2018

A lack of information about children’s rights and European asylum law is leaving refugee and migrant children sleeping outdoors in Paris. Governments in both France…