Posts Tagged “migration”

Workshop on Faith Networks for Service Delivery and Advocacy for Refugees (London, 19 October)

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Workshop on Faith Networks for Service Delivery and Advocacy for Refugees (London, 19 October)

Migration Exchange is hosting a learning and skill-sharing workshop in London on the afternoon of Thursday 19 October. The workshop will examine faith networks in service delivery and advocacy for refugees, migrants and asylum seeker and will provide space for reflection, learning and networking among leading figures from faith institutions and networks, and key migrant, refugee…

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IOM Migration statistics website update

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IOM Migration statistics website update

Over the last few days, the headlines on the front pages of UK newspapers have screamed out about the number of people arriving across the Mediterranean to European shores. Some stories have concentrated on the human tragedy, some have pointed to the upset caused to holiday makers, and others have taken a firm anti-immigration line….

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Reflections from CTBI group who visited Mediterranean Hope refugee projects in Lampedusa & Sicily

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Reflections from CTBI group who visited Mediterranean Hope refugee projects in Lampedusa & Sicily

A short video captures reflections of some of the group who spent time with Mediterranean Hope projects in Lampedusa and Sicily in April 2017. The visit was organised by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.  You can read more about the visit on this Focus on Refugees website.

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Refugees stranded in Greece increase by a third in last five months

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Refugees stranded in Greece increase by a third in last five months

Refugee flows into Greece are rising following the failed coup attempt in Turkey. The numbers of refugees arriving in Greece dipped significantly – close to zero some days in April – after the EU/Turkey deal came into operation. Instead, routes into Italy became busier. Figures from the Institute of Migration (IOM) show that since the mid-July…

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Jubilee Centre: Safe Haven?

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Jubilee Centre: Safe Haven?

The Jubilee Centre is a Christian social reform organisation offering a biblical perspective on contemporary issues and underlying trends in society. Responding to the European refugee crisis, the Jubilee Centre has produced a five minute film to present some of the challenges and responses with a focus on what can be done now by local…

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EMBRACE – Hear My Voice video & leaflets

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EMBRACE – Hear My Voice video & leaflets

Hear My Voice is a video produced by Northern Ireland charity EMBRACE. It’s a collection of personal reflections of migrant people and people seeking asylum as they settle in Northern Ireland. Explaining some of the challenges they face, and some reflections on what local churches have done to help, the video is a great starting…

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EMBRACE

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EMBRACE

EMBRACE is a group of Christians from different denominations working together as a charity to promote a positive response to people who are seeking asylum, refugees, migrant workers and people from minority-ethnic backgrounds living in Northern Ireland. They have developed many resources that can be used by groups to explores issues of migration including a…

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Theological Reflections on Migration (CCME)

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Theological Reflections on Migration (CCME)

Theological Reflections on Migration (CCME) Writing in the introduction, editors Benz H.R. Schär and Ralf Geisler note that “theological thinking does not naturally put us in touch with the field of migration”. Migration doesn’t occur in the indices of current works on dogmatics or ethics. This is not surprising where systematic theologians live in ivory…

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Irish Churches’ 10 Affirmations on Migration, Diversity and Interculturalism

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Irish Churches’ 10 Affirmations on Migration, Diversity and Interculturalism

In 2009, Irish churches issued ten affirmations on migration, diversity and interculturalism. The declaration was formally endorsed by The Irish Inter-Church Meeting, The Irish Council of Churches as well as some individual churches. The associated booklet is still available online. – – – Irish Churches’ 10 Affirmations on Migration, Diversity and Interculturalism In issuing these…

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Archive: Church Publications on Refugees and Asylum

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Archive: Church Publications on Refugees and Asylum

We’ll keep this page up to date with archived publications that may still provide useful background information when responding to the current refugee crisis. Asylum principles First published in 2006, this book provides a resource for Christians who want to offer a welcome to the stranger in their midst. Download Asylum Principles.        …

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