The side event on "Ending child immigration detention" was organised jointly by four civil society organisations who strive to put an end to child immigration detention: Terre des Hommes, International Detention Coalition, PICUM and Save the Children. This blog of Terres des Hommes recounts the event and speaks about the impact detention has on the wellbeing of children.
Posted on 2 July 2014
Posted on 30 June 2014
With the slogan “Words Matter!” PICUM today launches its leaflet on accurate terminology when referring to undocumented migrants including reasons why not to use ‘illegal migrant’ and instead the recognised ‘undocumented’ or ‘irregular’ migrant as well as providing a lexicon with translations of the latter terms in all EU languages.
Posted on 20 June 2014
A side event on human rights at international borders during the 26th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on 20 June 2014 will look to the human rights frameworks for solutions to contemporary dilemmas of border governance.
Posted on 18 June 2014