News & Updates

Libya: Focus on anti-smuggling policies and cooperation with Libyan authorities will expose people to ill-treatment and arbitrary detention

PICUM together with over 70 non-governmental organisations has expressed their deep concern with the direction of the EU-Libya policy in a letter addressed to all EU heads of state and EU policymakers.

Posted on 22 February 2017

EUROPEAN DAY FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME:DO YOU BELIEVE THAT ALL WOMEN SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO SERVICES AND JUSTICE IF THEY’VE BEEN THE VICTIM OF A CRIME?

On the occasion of the European Day of Victims of Crime, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) and Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE) highlight the widespread, but under-reported, phenomenon of violence against all women, regardless of residence status and urge service providers, policymakers, representatives of authorities and other organisations to sign a pledge to support access to justice and services for undocumented women.

Posted on 22 February 2017

Risks of statelessness for children of undocumented parents in Europe

Children born abroad to undocumented parents as well as undocumented children who migrated with their families or by themselves and reside irregularly in Europe can find themselves at risk of statelessness due specifically to the circumstances which surround their undocumented status.

Posted on 17 February 2017

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

PICUM produced a summary report of findings regarding implementation of the rights provisions in the Employers Sanctions Directive in Belgium and the Czech Republic. Read the key findings of the report here.

Posted on 14 February 2017