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Rapporteur’s visit to Warsaw focuses on the humanitarian consequences of the war in Ukraine

Egidijus Vareikis today begins a two-day fact-finding visit to Warsaw, as part of the preparation of his report for the Migration Committee on “The humanitarian consequences of the war in Ukraine”. More

Hungary: rapporteurs express deep concern at new law to automatically detain asylum seekers

Tineke Strik, rapporteur for follow-up on human rights of refugees and migrants and Doris Fiala, rapporteur on ending immigration detention of children, have expressed deep concern about the new Hungarian law. More

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