Posts Tagged “Europe”

A feeling of helplessness …

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A feeling of helplessness …

Jake Convery was part of the group from CTBI who visited Mediterranean Hope refugee projects in Lampedusa and Sicily in April. He blogged this morning in reaction to recent media stories about the flooding in Houston and the migrant crisis. I’ve seen some articles recently about the displacement of peoples in Houston due to the…

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UNHCR report on Desperate Journeys

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UNHCR report on Desperate Journeys

Movement has continued but taken more diversified and dangerous journeys after increased border restrictions were introduced in 2016 aimed at restricting refugee and migrant movements towards and inside Europe. This is the conclusion of the Desperate Journeys report (full PDF) published by the UN’s Refugee Agency, UNHRCR. “The lack of accessible and safe pathways leads…

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The European Migration Crisis – drivers, flows, impacts and strategies [Thursday evening in Belfast]

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The European Migration Crisis – drivers, flows, impacts and strategies [Thursday evening in Belfast]

“Global displacement is a huge problem and has been for quite a while, but hasn’t really been on the radar.” Bath Spa University’s Dr Rebecca Schaaf is delivering a lecture on The European Migration Crisis in Belfast on Thursday evening as part of Belfast International Arts Festival’s World in Motion strand. With an academic background…

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Caritas Internationalis

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Caritas Internationalis

Caritas Internationalis is confederation of over 160 members who work at the grassroots in almost every country of the world. It describes itself as “the helping hand” of the church, inspired by Catholic faith and reaching out to the poor, vulnerable and excluded, regardless of race or religion, to build a world based on justice…

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Safe Passage (CCME)

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Safe Passage (CCME)

Safe Passage is a project of the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) to respond to the ongoing migration and refugee crisis in the Mediterranean. Our organisations represent Churches throughout Europe – Anglican, Orthodox, Protestant and Roman Catholic – as well as Christian agencies particularly concerned with migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. As Christian…

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