Together with Christians in other European countries, in our intercessions on a Sunday around 20 June we remember in particular migrants and refugees who have died on their way to seek a life of human dignity in Europe. We deplore the lethal consequences of sealing off the external borders of the European Union. This is taking place through increasingly sophisticated technical systems of border protection, through the…Read more, German
Developing agreed methodology of identification and referral for trafficking for labour exploitation: guaranteeing the victims the access to protection
Trafficking in human beings is an ever-increasing phenomenon all around the world. In the last decade, the acknowledgment of trafficking by the international community as a modern form of slavery and as one of the most cruel human rights violations has led to the development of several instruments and measures to combat this crime as well as to provide protection and assistance to its victims.
Together with Christians in other European countries, in our intercessions on a Sunday around 20 June 2013 we remember in particular migrants and refugees who have died on their way to seek a life of human dignity in Europe. We deplore the lethal consequences of sealing off the external borders of the European Union. This is taking place throughincreasingly sophisticated technical systems of border protection, through…English, German
In this overview document, we have summarised the types of projects/ services members are running as well as some of the main challenges identified in their work. We have also summarised what members would like Eurodiaconia to do to support their work including topics for discussion in future Roma Network meetings. In the annex of this document, we have listed all the projects collected so far including the same information which features in the reference document (see below) plus information about the funding and partnerships.
In addition to this overview document, we also have a more concise version of members’ answers in the form of a reference document. The reference document is aimed to be used as practical reference tool, giving basic information about….read more
The Churches Commission for Migrants in Europe, Diakonie Germany and Bread for the World have organised a round table discussion on 14 November 2012 in Brussels in which they presented the publication “Guidelines on Labour Migration and Development”.
The guidelines demand that the rights of migrants become the focus of attention while also considering the needs of the countries of origin. They suggest answers to questions such as the need for immigration, what kind of regulations are needed to protect migrants, and which factors need to be considered, both for the labour market as well as with regard to the long-term effects of migration on the countries of origin. The guidelines are available in English , French and German.
The Eurodiaconia Roma Network and the CCME Roma Steering Group met together for the first time in February 2011. One of the outcomes of this meeting was a request for a tool for members to better network and to gain an overview of which members are active with Roma. For this reason, in 2012 we carried out an initial mapping of….read more
Study by Lilian Tsourdi
The purpose of this study is to present a concise overview of the current situation in Europe concerning the rights of residence of legally staying or legally present aliens. The study thus considers the long-term residence rights not only of migrant workers but also of other categories of aliens such as refugees, beneficiaries of international protection, beneficiaries of complementary protection according to national law, as well as non-deportable aliens who have received a national “toleration” status. The study..read more.
This booklet has been produced as part of the project “Combating Trafficking in Human Beings – going beyond !Mapping and strengthening civil society capacity to protect and support victims of trafficking – beyond trafficking for sexual exploitation” (The so-called GOING BEYOND project). You can download the booklet: Czech, English, Greek, Italian, Romanian
3 Documents are available for download:
– WinAct-MIRACLE Modules for Training Workshops
The modules are helpful tools which are intended to help to start the reflections on how congregations and churches can more actively welcome persons from different backgrounds and develop relationships. English, Swedish
– MIRACLE GUIDE
This guide is intended to be a practical tool for all those churches and church-related organisations dealing with issues of interculturalism. The guide presents good practices of participation and integration within different churches as a result of findings from exercises conducted in the trainings organised all over Europe. It gives also some recommendations that are intended to facilitate understanding and promoting integration and active participation of migrants. Dutch English French German Italian Swedish
– INSIGHTS INTO MIGRANTS’ EXPERIENCES IN ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN CHURCHES IN EUROPE
This research tries to understand migrants’ experiences through interviews carried out in countries involved in the project. English
- 2012-11-14_Principes directeurs pour les migrations et le développement
- 2012-11-14_Leitlinien Arbeitsmigration und Entwicklung
- 2012-09-A Mapping of diaconal and reconciliation work with Roma
- 2012-06-20-Day of intercession in memory of those who have died at the borders of the EU 2012
- 2012-06-06-75 NGOs call the EU Member States and the European Commission to safeguard family life of migrants and refugees SPANISH, FRENCH
- 2012-03-30-Enhancing Volume and Impact of refugee resettlement to the EU
- 2012-03-15-CCME and partners launch video spots on labour trafficking
- 2012-05-03-Not crossing the red lines: 166 civil society organisations call on the EU institutions to stand for liberty of asylum seekers
- 2011-01-28 – HEARING: COMBATTING TRAFFICKING FOR FORCED LABOUR; European Parliament Brussels (ASP 3E2), 9th February 2011
- MIRACLE Guide • Dutch • English • French • German • Italian • Swedish
- 2010-06 WinAct-MIRACLE Modules for Training Workshops (English) – Swedish
2010-03 Trafficking for Forced Labour in Europe: Emerging Challenges – Emerging Responses. A collection of emerging best practice examples.