Press Release

11/01/2017 by SIMN


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.

The Holy Father’s theme for the 2017 World Day is “Child Migrants, the Vulnerable and the Voiceless”. The media campaign will focus on the situation of young refugees and of migrant, displaced and trafficked children and adolescents. From January 12 to 15, 2017, the tweets of Pope Francis will focus on such situations and will link directly to the Section’s Facebook page, which will present a brief story and reflection relevant to each day’s topic.

Twitter Accounts:

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Facebook :

LinkedIn :

We invite you to follow us on these social media channels and to share the messages with your friends and co-workers. For further information, please contact Ms. Lidia Magni at