Posts Tagged “policy”

Rescue vessel #Aquarius refused permission to dock in Italy (updated)

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Rescue vessel #Aquarius refused permission to dock in Italy (updated)

A ship carrying 629 people rescued from the Mediterranean has been refused permission to dock in an Italian port. The BBC report: A rescue vessel carrying 629 migrants is stranded in the Mediterranean after Italy’s new interior minister refused permission for it to dock. Matteo Salvini, leader of the right-wing League, said Malta should accept…

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7 priority actions to protect all refugee and migrant children

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7 priority actions to protect all refugee and migrant children

78 organisations active in the field of children’s rights have strongly welcomed the focus on protecting children in migration at year’s European Forum on the Rights of the Child and they have identified seven priority ways in which EU leaders can better protect children. At least 1 in 3 people arriving to Greece by sea…

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A roadmap for change which prioritises saving lives, solidarity and safe passage

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A roadmap for change which prioritises saving lives, solidarity and safe passage

Thirteen aid and development agencies have come together to say that “while the UK government has been a leader in providing assistance to countries hosting large numbers of refugees, it has fallen short of its moral responsibility to provide safe routes to protection for people seeking refuge in the UK, and has failed to advocate…

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Trócaire

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Trócaire

Trócaire was established by the Bishops of Ireland in 1973 as a way for Irish people – north and south – to donate to development and emergency relief overseas. The organisation has a dual mandate: to support the most vulnerable people in the developing world; while also raising awareness of development at home in Ireland. Trócaire…

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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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