Time to Move Forward – Not Backward – on Migration Issues

Let us not regress on current achievements, but instead move forward by deploying the necessary means – civil society organizations ask States negotiating the new international agreement on migration. “What is at stake in these negotiations is to make sure we do not regress on existing good practices and international human rights instruments, but build upon the diversity of mechanisms already in place across the globe,” said a group of civil society organizations in a joint statement issued on 13 March.

Do All You Can for Persons Forced to Leave Their Countries, Pope Francis Tells ICMC

“I would like to reaffirm that the cause of this organization is the cause of Christ himself,” said His Holiness Pope Francis, addressing the Council of the International Catholic Migration Commission at the Vatican today.