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.Read More
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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.
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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.Read More
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.Read More