The growing movement of 'Refugees Welcome' is indispensable in providing new arrivals with shelter, food and assistance. Individuals have made enormous efforts and have come up with innovative solutions to coordinate assistance. Elisabeth Schmidt-Hieber and Lilana Keith argue why it is nonetheless also important to speak about 'migrants'.
Posted on 7 October 2015
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 2 October 2015 – As Germany has been cast in a favourable light in recent weeks on the EU level due to its increased commitment to welcome migrants and refugees seeking international protection, an international conference discussed the contradictory situation of health care provision of undocumented migrants in Germany and called for reforms on the national level.
Posted on 2 October 2015
Posted on 17 September 2015
BRUSSELS, 11 September 2015 - On the occasion of the extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting taking place in Brussels on 14 September, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) and its member organisations urge EU leaders to establish safe and regular channels for migrants and refugees to come to Europe. The statement is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Greek.
Posted on 11 September 2015