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Press Release - FORUM ON MIGRATION AND PEACE “INTEGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT: from reaction to action”

FEV 21 2017 by SIMN
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Rome, 21 February 2017 – The sixth International Forum on Migration  and Peace has started in Rome today. This Forum is jointly organized by the Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Holy See’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

The focus of this mayor event is on “Integration and development: from reaction to action”. The Forum  aims at identifying migration policies and practices especially in Europe  concerning two main topics  integration of migrants and refugees in the hosting countries, and the role of migrants in fostering economic development in the countries of origin.

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Declaración de la Red Internacional de Migración Scalabrini (SIMN) ante la Orden Ejecutiva de los Estados Unidos sobre Inmigración

FEV 26 2017 by SIMN
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New York, enero 25 de 2017 – La Red Internacional de Migración Scalabrini (SIMN), con más de 270 programas que sirven a migrantes de todo el mundo a través de escuelas, refugios, centros comunitarios e institutos educativos, operados por la Congregación de los Misioneros de San Carlos - Scalabrinianos, participó ante la Orden Ejecutiva de los Estados Unidos sobre Inmigración con la siguiente declaración:

“A través de nuestro trabajo vemos las injusticias contra migrantes y refugiados que buscan seguridad y una vida mejor, efectuadas por contrabandistas, agentes de la ley y traficantes de personas. Entendemos la importancia de las políticas migratorias que protegen los derechos de las personas en movilidad y alientan a las naciones a cumplir sus obligaciones con los derechos humanos, de conformidad con las leyes nacionales e internacionales.

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Statement of the Scalabrini International Migration Network On US Executive Order on Immigration, January 25, 2017

FEV 26 2017 by SIMN
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The Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) is a network of over 270 programs serving migrants worldwide, including schools, shelters, community centers, and educational institutes, operated by the Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles, Scalabrinians.

Through our work, we see the injustices against migrants and refugees who are searching for safety and a better life, by smugglers, enforcement officials, and human traffickers.  We understand the importance of humane migration policies which protect the rights of persons on the move and seek to encourage nations to uphold their obligations to human rights, consistent with domestic and international laws.

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Press Release

FEV 11 2017 by SIMN
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On the occasion of the 103rd World Day for Migrants and Refugees, January 15, 2017, the Migrant and Refugee Section of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development is launching its first media campaign to raise awareness about the issues of its concern.

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