Amidst a growing humanitarian crisis in Greece, new report recommends strategies to improve the situation of migrants
PRESS RELEASE - PICUM’s published new report entitled "The Silent Humanitarian Crisis in Greece: Devising Strategies to Improve the Situation of Migrants in Greece".
A new and freely available documentary, entitled "Into the Fire" shows how migrants are trapped in Greece and gives a voice to groups and citizens in Greece who resist these developments.
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Right published a report on 16 April on the findings of his visit to Greece and called on authorities to fight racism and violence against migrants in the country.
An assembly addressing the rights of undocumented migrants and the need to protest against restrictive policies took place on 17 April in Brussels, Belgium.
Who is afraid of regularisation? Seminar about undocumented migrants in the Czech Republic and in Europe
A seminar discussing regularisation of undocumented migrants living in the Czech Republic and in Europe will take place at the Academic Information Centre in Prague on 16 April 2013.
New report shows how the crisis in Europe and rising xenophobia limit health care of vulnerable groups
The organisation Doctors of the World launched a new report at its conference on “Access to health care in Europe in times of crisis and rising xenophobia” in Brussels on 9 April 2013.
On 26 and 27 March 2013, the Centre for Health and Social Services (CSSS) will hold a national seminar in Montreal, Canada titled ‘Migrant and refugee children: Entitlement and access to health care in Canada’.
PICUM attended the 57th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the UN Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March 2013 to address the risk to experience systematic violence, abuse and discrimination undocumented migrant women face.
The guide which is a result of PICUM's two-year capacity-building project “Building Strategies to Improve Protection of Undocumented Children in Europe" is now available online (EN, FR and ES)!
PICUM is co-organiser of a side event to the 22nd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva on 4 March 2013 entitled "Universal Health Coverage for children in the post-2015 UN development framework: a special focus on children in the context of migration."
Conference - "Children First and Foremost: Realising the rights of children and families in an irregular migration situation"
PICUM will hold an international workshop entitled: "Children First and Foremost: Realising the rights of children and families in an irregular migration situation" on Tuesday 26 February 2013 In Brussels.
Following a call for submission on "Access to Justice", PICUM made a submission to raise its concerns regarding the obstacles faced by undocumented migrant women to access to justice.
PICUM presents joint proposals for the Recommendation on Child Poverty and Well-being to Commissioner Andor
PICUM, together with other social NGOs, public authorities and rights organisations, wrote a joint letter to Commissioner for employment, social affairs and inclusion, László Andor, on 1 February 2013.
PICUM in collaboration with IPPR and DRPC, is holding a training workshop with CSOs on protection and promotion of undocumented migrants' rights entitled: "Empowering and Protecting Migrants in Nigeria" on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 in Abuja.
On this important anniversary, PICUM calls on the EU and its member states to reconsider policies which criminalise undocumented migrants as well as the advocates and professionals working to ensure their human rights.