Bogota, July 18, 2014 – From July 15th to the 18th, the International Organization for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) held their XV Conference on Forced Migration and Peace at Javeriana University in Bogota, Colombia, titled 30 Years of the Cartagena Declaration. The Conference was attended by exhibitors from 50 countries, representing five continents and 300 participants.Read More
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Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) presente en la Conferencia Nacional de Migración 2014, celebrada en Washington - Estados Unidos
Washington DC, 10 de julio, 2014 – Entre el 7 y 10 de julio de 2014, fue celebrada la 14ª Conferencia Nacional de Migración, organizada por la Conferencia Episcopal de los Estados Unidos, la Red Legal Católica de Inmigración (CLINIC) y el Servicio de Caridad Católica de Estados Unidos (CRS).
La Conferencia Nacional de Migración tiene por objeto fortalecer y mejorar la capacidad de las entidades católicas en el servicio a los migrantes, refugiados y víctimas de trata, para que tengan una vida más digna; a la vez busca asegurar por todos los medios posibles el respeto de sus derechos como personas.Read More
Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) attends the 2014 National Migration Conference, held in Washington DC
Washington DC, July 10th - The 14th National Conference on Migration was held from July 7th to 10th, organized by the Episcopal Conference of the United States, the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) and the United States Catholic Charity Service (CRS).
The National Migration Conference aims to strengthen and improve the capacity of Catholic institutions in their service to migrants, refugees and victims of trafficking and to provide them with a better life, while also seeking to guarantee that their rights are respected.Read More
The new global database implemented by SIMN will allow Casas de Migrantes (House of Migrants) network and its reception centers, as well as its Apostleship of the Sea, to not only enhance their networking but also to generate consolidated information, with the goal of better understanding the variables that affect human mobility. The purpose of this project, which began late 2013, is to create a global computer network supported by an online database and various web interfaces, which will allow its users to register a variety of data. Much of this data has already been recorded by these institutions, but the data has not be consolidated and past processes have lacked homogeneity; causing difficulties in analysis with valuable information lost.Read More