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The United Nations Global Compact on Migration is a Key Opportunity to Recognise Rights of Migrant Domestic and Care Workers

The United Nations Global Compact on Migration is a Key Opportunity to Recognise Rights of Migrant Domestic and Care Workers

BRUSSELS, 15 JUNE 2018 - Across Europe, many individuals and families rely on support to ...
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87 European organisations call on Hungary to withdraw proposed laws targeting groups working with migrants and refugees

87 European organisations call on Hungary to withdraw proposed laws targeting groups working with migrants and refugees

04 May 2018 - The new Hungarian parliament which will first assemble on 8 May ...
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A Worker is A Worker: Leaflet Promoting Trade Union Inclusion of Undocumented Workers Available in 21 Languages

A Worker is A Worker: Leaflet Promoting Trade Union Inclusion of Undocumented Workers Available in 21 Languages

On the occasion of International Workers' Day, PICUM and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) ...
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8 Ways to make the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework a vehicle for protection and integration of children in migration

8 Ways to make the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework a vehicle for protection and integration of children in migration

Joint NGO Statement In the beginning of May, the European Commission will publish its Communication ...
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New Manual on Regularisations For Children, Young People and Families

New Manual on Regularisations For Children, Young People and Families

PICUM has launched a new manual on regularisations for children, young people and families which ...
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Defender of Migrant Workers’ Rights to Pay Fine to Natural Fruit in Damages, Thailand Court Rules

Defender of Migrant Workers’ Rights to Pay Fine to Natural Fruit in Damages, Thailand Court Rules

Human rights defender Andy Hall has been sentenced by the Prakanong Court in Bangkok, to ...
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EURODAC: UN and civil society organisations speak out against coercion to obtain children’s fingerprints and facial images

EURODAC: UN and civil society organisations speak out against coercion to obtain children’s fingerprints and facial images

PICUM along with a number of other civil society organisations and UN agencies, urges the ...
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Lawyers’ Voices

Lawyers’ Voices

This blog launches a new series of commentaries by legal experts on key rulings of ...
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“Firewall”: A tool for safeguarding fundamental rights of undocumented migrants

“Firewall”: A tool for safeguarding fundamental rights of undocumented migrants

By Camille Van Durme, PICUM Intern. 19 December 2017 In December, several news outlets reported ...
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EU Migration: Time for an ambitious human rights-based agenda

EU Migration: Time for an ambitious human rights-based agenda

On 14 and 15 December EU Heads of State are expected to discuss the internal ...
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Immigration Detention and Deportation: Legal Practitioners and Civil Society Jointly Address Strategic Litigation

Immigration Detention and Deportation: Legal Practitioners and Civil Society Jointly Address Strategic Litigation

By Kadri Soova, PICUM Advocacy Officer and Alyna Smith, PICUM Advocacy Officer Over the past ...
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Call to action on migration and health

Call to action on migration and health

Join us in calling for Europe to do better for migrants The European Union has ...
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UN Committees Reiterate Rights of Undocumented Children

UN Committees Reiterate Rights of Undocumented Children

Two UN Committees have issued authoritative guidance on the need for comprehensive and rights-based policies ...
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Help Is No Crime: People share their stories of being accused, intimidated and punished for helping migrants

Help Is No Crime: People share their stories of being accused, intimidated and punished for helping migrants

Individuals and members of organisations who provide humanitarian assistance and help to undocumented migrants frequently ...
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LET’S WORK TO END CHILD IMMIGRATION DETENTION

LET’S WORK TO END CHILD IMMIGRATION DETENTION

PICUM and other members of the Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts, UN ...
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New UK Campaign Demands Access to Justice and Services for All Migrant Women

New UK Campaign Demands Access to Justice and Services for All Migrant Women

Initiated by the The Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRs), several migrants' rights and women's rights ...
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PICUM Co-organises Stakeholder Meeting on Safeguarding Irregularly Present Migrants from Discrimination

PICUM Co-organises Stakeholder Meeting on Safeguarding Irregularly Present Migrants from Discrimination

The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) in cooperation with the European Commission ...
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“I worked 15-hour days, 7 days a week” - Why caring about domestic and care workers is vital for us all

“I worked 15-hour days, 7 days a week” – Why caring about domestic and care workers is vital for us all

Domestic and care work are key sectors of labour markets across Europe but among the ...
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Sudan Action Group calls on Belgian government to end collaboration with Sudanese authorities

Sudan Action Group calls on Belgian government to end collaboration with Sudanese authorities

In a press release from 20 September 2017, the Sudan Action Group has called on ...
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Back to School is not for Every Child: Undocumented Children Still Excluded

FRANCAIS, ESPANOL, DEUTSCH, ITALIANO BRUSSELS, 4 SEPTEMBER 2017 – As students begin the new school ...
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