Posts Tagged “migration”

Those Who Dream: Christian Responses to Migration (27 October)

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Those Who Dream: Christian Responses to Migration (27 October)

Union Chapel in Islington are hosting an event around Those Who Dream: Christian Reflections on Europe’s Responses to Migration in Europe on Saturday 27 October. The theological event aims to: honour Christian work for justice for refugees and migrants; raise delegates’ eyes beyond crisis responses; seek guidance in the sources of our faith; and ask what…

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UK Gov should challenge migration myths and inaccuracies

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UK Gov should challenge migration myths and inaccuracies

The Home Affairs Select Committee recently published its report on and recommendations on the UK Government’s immigration policy and principles for building consensus inquiry. The 60 page report [PDF] is based on a wide range of written and oral evidence gathered over a year. The report calls for the principle of asylum to be upheld…

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Human Flow: Ai Weiwei’s perspective-giving primer on global migration

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Human Flow: Ai Weiwei’s perspective-giving primer on global migration

Rather than pick a few interesting personal stories out of the millions of displaced people across the globe, Ai Weiwei keeps his focus on the scale of the worldwide Human Flow in his new documentary. By stretching the narrative across 23 different countries, Ai Weiwei also zooms out from the handful of countries normally associated…

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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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