Position Paper: MFF post 2020
8 ways for the EU Budget to protect children in migration
Across the world, there are an estimated 31 million children living outside their country of birth, and there are an estimated 5.4 million child migrants in Europe. The EU has a responsibility to ensure that EU funding streams reach children in migration...
End humiliating situation of migrants on Greek islands now!
Statement on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of the EU-Turkey deal As a result of the EU-Turkey deal that was struck two years ago, over 13,000 women, children, and men are confined to reside in humiliating conditions in overcrowded reception...

Say yes to human mobility and no to Fortress Europe

Syrian refugees find shelter in tents on a field in Salihli, Manisa Province in the Aegean region of Turkey - Photo: Isabel Corthier/Caritas
World refugee day will be commemorated on Tuesday, 20 June. EU Heads of State and Foreign Affairs Ministers will gather around this date in the European Council and Foreign Affairs Council to agree, once more, on ways to keep migrants out of the EU. Out of sight may...
Makeshift settlements outside Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. Famine is spreading alongside with diseases linked to poor sanitary conditions - Photo: Amunga Eshuchi/Trocaire (Caritas Ireland)
The European Union is on the verge of adopting proposals to reorient its development policy to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and contribute to “ending poverty in all its dimensions, irreversibly, everywhere, and leaving no one behind”. However, instead of sending a strong signal of its commitment...
Volunteer from NGO Gipsy Eyes at European Parliament in Strasbourg, Caritas solifest event in December 2011 - Photo: Elodie Perriot - Secours Catholique - Caritas France
Caritas Europa is strongly committed to the European project that the founding fathers devised in the aftermath of World War II. Inspired by their Christian values, the founders established an unprecedented space of peace, freedom and socio-economic...
Statement: Rome Treaty Anniversary - Caritas Europa won’t give up on Europe!
Asylum Seekers are not a threat - Our policies are a threat to them!
Caritas Europa mourns the loss of 50 lives of asylum seekers in Austria and over 200 off Libyan shore in the last 48 hours. Their death would have been avoided if a common European safe and legal access pathway were in place. “Fortress Europe” is...
World Day of Migrants and Refugees: Put the dignity of the person in the centre of migration policies
On the occasion of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees (19 January), Caritas Europa wants to remind European decision-makers that migration needs a European approach that put the dignity of the person in the centre, in accordance with the EU Charter...
The Future of the Welfare State

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