PICUM is hosting a Side Event at the DGD entitled “Children and Irregular Migration" which will take place on Thursday, 27 September 2012 at Palais Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.
SAVE THE DATE 4 October 2012 - BLOQUEZ LA DATE 4 octobre 2012 - TOME NOTA DE LA FECHA 4 de octubre 2012
A pre-launch screening of "Undocumentary", PICUM's upcoming webdocumentary on the situation of undocumented migrants in Europe, will be held on 4 October in Brussels.
PICUM submission to UN Day of General Discussion on the Rights of all Children in the context of International Migration
PICUM is proud to inform you that the Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold a Day of General Discussion on the Rights of all Children in the context of International Migration, on 28 September 2012, in Geneva.
Following an initial letter sent to the Civil Liberties committee (LIBE) of the European Parliament in early 2012 (See PICUM News, 10 July 2012), PICUM in partnership with SOLIDAR, JRS, ENAR, AEDH and EMHRN, another letter was sent on 3 September 2012 to MEPs member of the LIBE Committee.
On 20 April 2012, the Spanish government adopted the Royal Decree Act 16/2012 amending the Foreigners Act, which would deny access to essential and preventive health care services for undocumented migrants. This new law takes effect on 1 September 2012.
PICUM has signed a petition to support the "EU Money for Poverty Reduction NOW!" campaign requesting for 20% of the European Social Fund to be allocated to poverty reduction and social inclusion.
Amnesty International, Doctors of the world and Red Acoge have collected and delivered nearly 60.000 signatures to the Chairmen of the autonomous communities requesting that they refuse to adopt restrictive measures on access to healthcare.
The European Border Surveillance System (EUROSUR) raises serious concerns among NGOs working on migration and asylum. Read the letter
Following an initiative by the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), PICUM has joined nine MEPs and 65 leading trade unions, civil society organisations, health organisations,…
PICUM REPORT LAUNCH: Strategies to End Double Violence Against Undocumented Women - Protecting Rights and Ensuring Justice"
PICUM launched today at the European Parliament its new seminal report addressing the need to improve access to justice for undocumented women in Europe.
PICUM in collaboration with the IPPR and CCME are organizing a seminar entitled “Irregular migrants in Morocco: between legal entitlements and justice” on 4 July 2012 in Rabat, Morocco.
On Thursday 21 June, a roundtable at the European Parliament will highlight the lack of access to justice and services for undocumented women experiencing violence in the EU. Read more
This ruling confirms our view: the accusations were manifestly false and represented only the most recent in a series of attempts by the Cypriot authorities to silence KISA, a PICUM member.
On April 20, 2012, the Spanish government issued a Royal Decree-Act which restricts the level of health care access for irregular migrants stipulated in the Foreigners Act (Ley de Extranjería).
Taller de trabajo “Construcción de estrategias para proteger a los niños en situación migratoria irregular en España "
PICUM and Red Acoge are organising a workshop entitled “Building Strategies to Protect Undocumented Children and Children of Undocumented Migrants” on 21 June 2012 in Madrid.