Libya: Focus on anti-smuggling policies and cooperation with Libyan authorities will expose people to ill-treatment and arbitrary detention
PICUM together with over 70 non-governmental organisations has expressed their deep concern with the direction of the EU-Libya policy in a letter addressed to all EU heads of state and EU policymakers.
EUROPEAN DAY FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME: DO YOU BELIEVE THAT ALL WOMEN SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO SERVICES AND JUSTICE IF THEY’VE BEEN THE VICTIM OF A CRIME?
On the occasion of the European Day of Victims of Crime, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) and Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE) highlight the widespread, but under-reported, phenomenon of violence against all women, regardless of residence status and urge service providers, policymakers, representatives of authorities and other organisations to sign a pledge to support access to justice and services for undocumented women.
PICUM produced a summary report of findings regarding implementation of the rights provisions in the Employers Sanctions Directive in Belgium and the Czech Republic. Read the key findings of the report here.
PICUM signed onto a statement calling for more action on mental health and recommending, among others, equal access to quality mental health care across Europe for everyone including all migrants, irrespective of residence status.
The Global Coalition on Migration Stands in Solidarity with Refugees, Migrants, Muslims, Families and Communities
The Global Coalition on Migration, of which PICUM is part, stands in solidarity with refugees, migrants, Muslims, families and communities affected by US President Donald Trump's Executive Orders.
Ahead of Universal Children’s Day on 20 November 2016, PICUM has launched a collection of testimonies, which highlights the challenges faced by children and young people considered irregular or undocumented migrants and the strength it takes to overcome them day by day.
Ahead of International Migrants Day, PICUM and Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE) Network jointly call on service providers, government representatives, civil society organisations and individuals to sign a pledge to ensure access to services and protection for all women who are survivors of violence.
On the occasion of International Migrants’ Day, the Platform for International Cooperation (PICUM) and Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE) launch a partnership to push for access to services and justice for undocumented women and migrant women with precarious status. This toolkit tells you how you can support the campaign.
PICUM warned at a European Parliament debate that current EU migration policy focusing increasingly on deportations of irregular migrants, threatens individuals’ rights to due process and protection, fails to recognise the capacity of migrants, and misses its aim of reducing irregular migration in Europe.
EU institutions and member states must do more to protect refugee and migrant children, a statement now signed by 84 agencies including PICUM said today to mark the opening of the 10th European Forum on the Rights of the Child in Brussels.
The European Parliament must immediately address the Joint Way Forward Agreement between the EU and Afghanistan
Following the agreement between the EU and the Afghan government, the European Parliament will discuss commitments and its role in the agreement on 26 October. A group of over 25 organisations released a statement expressing concern about the plan to deport thousands of people to Afghanistan.
At the upcoming European Council on 20-21 October, European Union (EU) leaders will discuss the latest developments and progress on the EU comprehensive approach to migration.
UNI Europa, Unia, OPZZ, and PICUM welcome the European Economic and Social Committee (ESSC) opinion on the rights of live-in care workers in light of widespread exploitation of care workers across Europe.
The EU Alliance for Investing in Children welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for a European Pillar of Social Rights,…
PICUM will join migrants' and refugee rights representatives from all over the world at a UN summit in New York to urge for more concrete commitments to all migrants' rights.