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Pope Francis, Migration, and the Journey to Human Development and Peace

MAR 08 2017 by CMS
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On February 21 and 22, the Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) hosted its biennial International Forum on Migration and Peace, titled this year “Integration and Development: From Reaction to Action.” The event took place in the Italian Chamber of Deputies, and was co-sponsored by the newly created Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the German think-tank and political foundation. In a pre-conference audience, Pope Francis laid out his vision of refugees, migrants, and just societies, which has assumed extraordinary significance at this historical moment. The event occurred in the midst of the global crisis in refugee protection, a flurry of executive orders in the United States targeting immigrants and refugees, and rising nationalism and nativism in many European states.

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Mujeres migrantes: El derecho a soñar fuera de sus fronteras

MAR 08 2017 by SIMN
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Ofelia Cueva es la protagonista de una historia ejemplar. Conocimos su trabajo y obra en Chile que la conecta con la dura realidad que viven cientos de migrantes que buscan una vida mejor. Este es nuestro homenaje en el Día Internacional de la Mujer.

Source: http://www.emol.com/

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Imperativo morale è difendere i migranti

FEV 22 2017 by SIMN
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Papa Francesco ha ricevuto i partecipanti al Forum internazionale “Migrazione e pace”, esortando ad un maggior impegno per passare dalla cultura dello scarto a quella dell’incontro. 

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Press Release - FORUM ON MIGRATION AND PEACE “INTEGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT: from reaction to action”

FEV 21 2017 by SIMN
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Rome, 21 February 2017 – The sixth International Forum on Migration  and Peace has started in Rome today. This Forum is jointly organized by the Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Holy See’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

The focus of this mayor event is on “Integration and development: from reaction to action”. The Forum  aims at identifying migration policies and practices especially in Europe  concerning two main topics  integration of migrants and refugees in the hosting countries, and the role of migrants in fostering economic development in the countries of origin.

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