Positions

The European Parliament must immediately address the Joint Way Forward Agreement between the EU and Afghanistan Posted Nov 04, 2016

Terre des Hommes together with other 25 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) submitted to the Members of the European Parliament a joint statement which raises deep concerns…

European development aid should not be used to leverage migration control Posted Oct 20, 2016

      Ahead of the European Council of 20-21 October 2016, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) released a joint statement which raises serious concerns about the…

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),…

Five recommendations to the EU Posted May 11, 2016

The Members of the Destination Unknown Campaign have addressed five recommendations to the EU and its Member States to: save the life of migrant and refugee…

Leaders: stand up for values and respect the rules Posted Apr 11, 2016

What Ban Ki-moon report for the World Humanitarian Summit can bring to the migrant and refugee crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region? In such global report,…

UN: “Europe must now show that human rights still matter” Posted Mar 16, 2016

Terre des Hommes strongly supports François Crépeau warning “Europe cannot shrug off its responsibility for migrants and pass the buck to Turkey”. The UN Special…

“Palermo Call for Action” Posted Jan 26, 2016

10 priorities for the protection of the rights of refugee and migrant children Protection and care for children during rescue and transfer operations; the need…

Joint letter to the European Council Posted Nov 02, 2015

10 action points to ensure children’s rights in the EU’s migration policy Terre des Hommes, together with other 58 leading organisations in the fields of…

World refugee day : One in two refugees is a child Posted Jun 19, 2015

“What the world often forgets is that refugees are not failed people even after their birth nations are considered to be failed states. We have…