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SIMN Took Part at the 1st National Training on Human Trafficking Focusing on Seafarers and Fishers Wives, Stella Maris Staff and Stakeholders

DEV 13 2017 by SIMN
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The participants reached 130 people, mainly women, from all over the Philippines, working on the Apostleship of the Sea in their respective ports

Manila, Philippines – December 13, 2017 – From December 7–9, The Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) participated at the 1st National Training on Human Trafficking Focusing on Seafarers and Fishers, and 1st National Gathering/Training for Seafarers Wives, Stella Maris Staff and Stakeholders, under the theme:  Caught in the Net (A follow up of the XXIV AOS-Vatican Congress held in Kaohsiung, on October, 2017).

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SIMN Policy Director Calls Upon UN Member States to Increase Legal Channels for Migration in Global Compact

DEV 06 2017 by SIMN
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, December 6, 2017 - The Scalabrini International Migration Policy Director, Kevin Appleby, called upon UN member states to increase legal placements for undocumented migrants in the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration.  Appleby attended the UN “stocktaking” meeting on the Compact in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, December 4-6.

In his statement, Appleby argued that the Compact must set a target for increasing legal avenues for the world’s undocumented population through both regularization programs and an increase in visa numbers. 

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El Director de Políticas de SIMN insta a los estados miembros de la ONU a aumentar los canales legales para la migración en el Pacto Mundial

DEV 06 2017 by SIMN
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Puerto Vallarta, México, diciembre 6 de 2017 - El Director de Política de Migración Internacional de la Red Internacional de Migración Scalabrini, Kevin Appleby, hizo un llamado a los estados miembros de la ONU para que aumenten las colocaciones legales para migrantes indocumentados en el Pacto Mundial sobre Migración Segura, Ordenada y Regular. Appleby asistió a la reunión de “inventario” de la ONU sobre el Pacto en Puerto Vallarta, México, del 4 al 6 de diciembre.

En su declaración, Appleby argumentó que el Pacto debe establecer un objetivo para aumentar las avenidas legales para la población indocumentada del mundo a través de programas de regularización y un aumento en el número de visas.

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Forum on Innovation in the Governance of International Migration: Towards an Active Participation of the Private Sector

NOV 30 2017 by SIMN
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, November 30, 2017 - Within the framework of the global preparatory meeting for the United Nations Global Compact on Migration, to be held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, from December 4 to 6, 2017, Corporativa de Fundaciones, the International Scalabrini Migration Network (SIMN), Coparmex Jalisco, Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA), and the government of the State of Jalisco, organized a Forum on Innovation in the Governance of International Migration: Towards an Active Participation of the Private Sector and Migrants, which took place in Guadalajara, Jalisco, on November 28, 2017, with the participation of representatives of local and national political and business actors.

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