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International Migrants’ Day: 'we need long-sightedness'

On the occasion of the International Migrants’ Day (18 December), Sahiba Gafarova urged all our member States, international organisations and civil society to make further efforts to welcome the current migration influx. More

International Migrants’ Day (18 December): ‘This is not what childhood should be’, said Doris Fiala

Doris Fiala (Switzerland, ALDE) "Trafficking, physical violence including gender-based and sexual violence, and abuse are just some of the risks that migrant children face", said Doris Fiala, General Rapporteur of the Campaign to End Immigration Detention of Children. More

Parliamentary Campaign to End Immigration Detention of Children: support of the swiss Government

The Government of Switzerland has made a voluntary contribution of €225,513 to support the second phase of the “Parliamentary Campaign to End Immigration Detention of Children”. More

Rapporteur Tineke Strik warns against resuming Dublin transfers to Greece

PACE rapporteur Tineke Strik today responded to the European Commission’s recommendation that in three months from now, European countries should resume transferring asylum seekers to Greece under the Dublin regulation. More

A rapid solution to Gaza's humanitarian crisis to ensuring stability in the Middle East

A rapid solution to Gaza's humanitarian crisis is essential to ensuring stability in the Middle East. Council of Europe member States, Israel and the Palestinian authorities should mobilise all efforts to alleviate the population. More

Protecting migrant and asylum-seeking minors is our obligation

Doris Fiala (Switzerland, ALDE) "While travelling from their homes, in search of a secure environment, migrant children may become victims of some of the worst forms of violence", said Doris Fiala ahead of the European Day on the Protection of Children. More