Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons

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Duarte Marques, new Coordinator of the PACE Parliamentary Network on Diaspora Policies

During the second regional meeting held in Kyiv on 24 September 2018, Duarte Marques (Portugal, EPP/CD) was appointed Coordinator of the Parliamentary Network on Diaspora Policies. More

Ensuring the right to family reunification of migrants and refugees

“The right to family life applies to everyone, including refugees and migrants,” said the Committee, which called on member States to “develop common guidelines” to implement the right to family reunification. More

Education and social inclusion to combat the radicalisation of migrants

Although the majority of refugees arriving in Europe clearly flee violence and extremism in their countries of origin and are hoping for secure life, there is a real danger of radicalisation on the way, the committee stressed. More

European Diaspora Prize: two weeks left to submit nominations

The call for nominations for the 2018 European Diaspora Prize will be closed on 15 August next. The European Diaspora Prize rewards every year the action of a outstanding diaspora association. More

Greece: parliamentary visit to SOS Children’s Villages

I welcome the very humane approach towards the care of migrant children in SOS Children’s Villages in Greece, said Pierre-Alain Fridez, General Rapporteur on the Parliamentary Campaign to End Immigration Detention of Children. More

More efforts needed for refugees’ reception on Greek islands

The situation for asylum seekers continues to be appalling in the Moria reception and identification Centre on the island of Lesbos, which houses 7500 people at present, said Petra De Sutter who visited Athens, Kavala, Drama and Lesbos. More