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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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Faces of Migration open call for proposals – projects that promote sustainable development

This call for proposals invites projects that promote sustainable development, preferably linked to migration.  The purpose of the call and the Faces of Migration project is to respond to needs…
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Bulgaria launches 2020 Voluntary National Review

GCAP Bulgaria is part a coalition of civil society which has been working together with the government to produce the Bulgaria's first Voluntary National Review (VNR) for 2020. The full…
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Evacuate refugee camps to prevent a catastrophe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

GCAP Europe together with 200 civil society organisations in Europe has signed an urgent appeal to the EU’s leading politicians and the head of the Greek government: “We urge you…
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Social inclusion of migrants in the EU #FacesofMigration

Migration flows are constantly changing and highly dynamic. The reasons for migration are as diverse as the migrants themselves, who cannot be classed into one homogenous group of people; migrants…
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Open Letter to EU Leadership on the Alarming Situation of Refugees at the Turkish – Greek border

GCAP has signed an open letter alongside 151 other organizations calling for a better response from Greek and EU leaders to the crisis occurring at the Turkish-Greek border. Read the…
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Urgent Call to Action: EU Member States Should Commit to the Emergency Relocation of Unaccompanied Children from the Greek Islands

Read here our joint call to action: Joint Call to Action - European Relocation of Unaccompanied Children
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GCAP Italy Report – Right to food: Sustainable development starting from food systems

The 2nd GCAP Italy report Right to food. Sustainable development starting from food systems focuses on the issue of policy coherence for sustainable development, starting from the polices related to…
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