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 Message of CCME Moderator Prof Goos Minderman on the occasion of International Migrants Day 2020
Today is the UN Migrants day. We pay express our commitment towards people on the move: refugees, labour migrants, students and many others. All of them leaving their own habitat to contribute or built to a better world, for themselves and so many others. Taking initiative, looking ahead. Migration is never easy. It always means leaving behind what is your own and …..Read More
As you all know, the COVID-19 pandemic imposed on us a virtual existence and all planned in-person conferences were transformed into virtual meetings. CCME was able to organize 3 events in October and November in relation to Uniting in Diversity project.
The recording of the events can be accessed with the  following links:

CCME launched a homepage to remember those who have died at the European borders. Visit
No Refugee Guantanamo: Churches call for safe passage following EU summit
15-20 October 2018, Greece [download document]

Intercession in memory of those who have lost their lives at the borders of the EU 2018 [download document]

Religious communities in Switzerland demand more protection for refugees. German,…. Français
 CCME Written General Assembly, 16 October 2020
The Churches´ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) on 16th October held its written general assembly. Due to the COVID pandemic the assembly was held in a written format, with CCME member having cast their votes in advance. The Christian Council of Norway and the Armenian Roundtable Foundation were accepted into the membership of CCME. The assembly also …Read more
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 Advocacy statement on the situation of migrants and refugees in Europe
European and global church networks on eve of EU migration pact “reject the discourse and politics of fear and deterrence, … adopt a principled stance and compassionate practice”. Joint advocacy letter to Dr Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission; Mr Margaritis Schinas, Vice President of the European Commission for Promoting our European Way of …Read more, German version
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Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) – Ecumenical Centre

General Secretary :
Dr. Torsten Moritz

Executive Secretary :
Ms Shari Brown

Office & Data Protection  Manager :
Mr. Emmanuel Kabalisa