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Bulgaria’s long road on the implementation of SDGs – progress and challenges

You can download the document here. Migration trends in Bulgaria continue to be characterized by clearly expressed emigration pattern that is an integral part of the labour mobility within the…
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Covid-19 and migration in some EU member states – Background Document

The background document number 9 of FOCSIV (here to download), as product of the Faces of Migration project, touches on a topic of extreme relevance at this time: the impact…
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The exploitation of migrants in the master gang system

Tens of thousands of migrants are exploited every year on agricultural fields by the master gang system (caporalato). Migrants work from morning to night for a few euros, living in…
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Migration from Libya – Background Document about economic and geopolitical interests at stake

Download the PDF here. The new backgroun document of Faces of Migration deals with a complicated issue. Migrations from Libya are in fact caused by a conflict that the international…
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Leave No One Behind Video | International Migrants Day 2020

In these challenging and unprecedented times, it has become increasingly evident that an inclusive society, where all its members are safe and enjoy equal rights, is the only way to…
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#FacesofMigration: New series of videos showing a more sustainable world for all

The challenging year of 2020 is soon coming to its end. By now, most of us have experienced the interconnectedness of the world we are living in, and the fact…
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Sustainable Development Goals and Migration | Two new Publications

Migration has a significant impact on the world’s macroeconomic and social systems. There is an urgent need for illegal migration flows to be stopped, they have led to much suffering…
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Statement: Save Dignity, Save PIKPA and Kara Tepe on Lesvos

This statement has been endorsed by GCAP and our Faces of Migration partners. #savepikpa #savedignity Μore than 160 Greek and international organizations,  academics and other actors from all over Europe…
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EU’s Migration Pact: An unprecedented alliance is saying #EnoughIsEnough

The EU promised when Commissioner Johansson said “no more Morias", but it just helped build Moria 2.0 on Lesvos. The so-called long-term solution for migration and asylum just presented by…
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MORIA FIRES: European Governments must urgently relocate displaced individuals from Greece

GCAP and the Faces of Migration partners reiterate our call on the governments of EU Member States, with support from the European Commission, to urgently relocate displaced individuals from Greece.…
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Statement – Greece: Transfer Refugees and Asylum seekers to Safety on Mainland

Respect for Human Rights should Prevail over Use of Force Following yesterday's (8 September) fire in Moria, on Lesvos, which destroyed the Reception and Identification Centre, 31 civil society organizations call on the Greek…
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Open letter to International Maritime Organization (IMO) : Deregister the Libyan SAR zone

Italian civil society organizations, FOCSIV of the Faces of Migration project among them, have sent a letter to the International Maritime Organization to deregister the Libyan SAR zone. This is…
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