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ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2017

ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2017

BUILDING ON COLLECTIVE STRENGTH TO OVERCOME CHALLENGES By Elisabeth Schmidt-Hieber, PICUM Communications Officer. Para leer ...
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Towards a migration policy that works

Towards a migration policy that works

PICUM together with other organisations has released a statement ahead of the European Council meeting ...
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Child Rights Organisations Welcome EU Commission’s Policy to Protect Child Migrants and Refugees

Child Rights Organisations Welcome EU Commission’s Policy to Protect Child Migrants and Refugees

Commission must now transform words into action, say organisations The EU Commission’s new policy guidelines, which ...
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HEALTH - EN

New Report: European Cities Fill Health Care Gaps for Migrants

BRUSSELS, 6 April 2017 – Ahead of World Health Day, PICUM highlights in a new report how ...
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The Employers Sanctions Directive – a law to address exploitation of undocumented workers?

The Employers Sanctions Directive – a law to address exploitation of undocumented workers?

By Jan Knockaert, Director of OR.C.A. - Organisation for Undocumented Workers and a Board member ...
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Joint Statement - Court Rules in Favour of Undocumented Workers’ Rights - March 2017

Joint Statement – Court Rules in Favour of Undocumented Workers’ Rights – March 2017

The European Court of Human Rights ruled yesterday that Greece failed in its duty to ...
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Will more and longer detention solve the ‘migration crisis’?

Will more and longer detention solve the ‘migration crisis’?

By Jerome Phelps, Director of Detention Action. This is a shortened version of the original ...
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Dealbreaker: EU migration policy causes more harm and chaos one year after EU-Turkey deal

Dealbreaker: EU migration policy causes more harm and chaos one year after EU-Turkey deal

By Michele LeVoy, PICUM Director. This was first published by Open Democracy. As we mark ...
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#DEALBREAKER: EU Migration Policy More Damaging One Year After EU Turkey Deal

#DEALBREAKER: EU Migration Policy More Damaging One Year After EU Turkey Deal

BRUSSELS, 17 March 2017 – The EU-Turkey deal, which was adopted one year ago this ...
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International Women’s Day: Calling for Action to Ensure the Right of All Women to Safety, Protection and Justice, Irrespective of Migration Status

International Women’s Day: Calling for Action to Ensure the Right of All Women to Safety, Protection and Justice, Irrespective of Migration Status

The European Commission has declared 2017 a year of focused action to combat violence against ...
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Over 170 Organisations Call on EU Leaders to Manage Migration with Solidarity, Respect for Humanity, Dignity, and Responsibility

Over 170 Organisations Call on EU Leaders to Manage Migration with Solidarity, Respect for Humanity, Dignity, and Responsibility

A group of more than 170 civil society organisations including PICUM has appealed to EU ...
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What’s Needed to Stop Abuse of Migrant Workers? New Brochure Explains What Makes a Complaint Mechanism Effective.

What’s Needed to Stop Abuse of Migrant Workers? New Brochure Explains What Makes a Complaint Mechanism Effective.

BRUSSELS 6 MARCH 2017 - Undocumented workers across Europe can be exploited and abused with ...
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New European Union Returns Policies Put Children at Risk

New European Union Returns Policies Put Children at Risk

Joint press release by PICUM, Save the Children, IOM, UNICEF, OHCHR, End Immigration Detention of ...
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New EU Commission Plans on Returns and Detention will Create More Harm and Suffering

New EU Commission Plans on Returns and Detention will Create More Harm and Suffering

90 civil society organisations address EU Commission in joint statement BRUSSELS, 3 March 2017 – ...
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Libya: Focus on Anti-Smuggling Policies and Cooperation with Libyan Authorities Will Expose People to Ill-Treatment and Arbitrary Detention

Libya: Focus on Anti-Smuggling Policies and Cooperation with Libyan Authorities Will Expose People to Ill-Treatment and Arbitrary Detention

Over 70 organisations send letter to EU heads of state and EU policymakers expressing concern ...
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WOMEN -  EN

European Day for Victims of crime: Do You Believe That All Women Should have Access to Services and Justice if They Have Been the Victim of a Crime?

THEN STEP UP AND SIGN THE PLEDGE BRUSSELS, 22 February 2017 – Violence against women ...
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Risks of statelessness for children of undocumented parents in Europe

Risks of statelessness for children of undocumented parents in Europe

By Lilana Keith, Advocacy Officer on Children’s Rights and Labour Rights at PICUM. A version ...
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Implementation of the Employers’ Sanctions Directive in Belgium and the Czech Republic

Implementation of the Employers’ Sanctions Directive in Belgium and the Czech Republic

Worker complaints mechanisms are inadequate, inaccessible and ineffective PICUM produced a summary report of findings ...
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Mental Health is Everyone’s Concern

Mental Health is Everyone’s Concern

Joint statement by 17 European organisations calling for more action on mental health in Europe ...
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The Global Coalition on Migration Stands in Solidarity with Refugees, Migrants, Muslims, Families and Communities

The Global Coalition on Migration Stands in Solidarity with Refugees, Migrants, Muslims, Families and Communities

This was originally published by the Global Coalition on Migration here in response to current US migration ...
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