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SIMN participa en Conferencia de Alto Nivel sobre los Migrantes y las Ciudades en Ginebra

OCT 29 2015 by SIMN
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Ginebra, octubre 28 de 2015 – Durante los días 26 y 27 de octubre de 2015, el Scalabrini International Migration Network SIMN, representado por Leonir Chiarello (director ejecutivo) y Mário Zambiasi (Vicedirector ejecutivo), participó en la Conferencia de Alto Nivel sobre los Migrantes y las Ciudades promovida por la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones(OIM), en el Palacio de las Naciones de Ginebra. 

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Inauguration of Casa Scalabrini in Rome: A Choral Display of Welcoming

OCT 26 2015 by SIMN
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The opening of Casa Scalabrini, the structure of “second reception” promoted by the Scalabrini Missionaries; Apostolic Elemosineria, the Italian Bishops’ Conference, Migrantes Foundation, was held on Saturday, October 24th, 2015.

The over 150 people who attended the event included representatives of the great Scalabrini Religious Family, volunteers, members of associations working with migrants and refugees, priests from local parishes, as well as representatives of local schools.  V Hall felt a welcome of a distinctly familiar kind, enriched by the contribution of each and every one joining the network generated by the project.

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Inaugurazione di Casa Scalabrini a Roma: una manifestazione corale di accoglienza

OCT 26 2015 by SIMN
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Si è svolta oggi 24 ottobre l’inaugurazione di Casa Scalabrini, struttura di “seconda accoglienza” promossa dai Missionari Scalabriniani, Elemosineria Apostolica, Conferenza Episcopale Italiana, Fondazione Migrantes.

Alla presenza di oltre 150 persone, rappresentanti della grande famiglia scalabriniana, di volontari, membri di associazioni che si occupano di migranti e rifugiati, sacerdoti delle parrocchie territoriali, rappresentanti delle scuole del territorio del V municipio si è respirata una ventata di accoglienza dal tono spiccatamente familiare e colorata dal contributo di ognuno entrato a far parte della rete generatasi grazie al progetto.

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The Scalabrini International Migration Network and The Center for Migration Studies of New York Announce the Appointment of J. Kevin Appleby as Director of International Migration Policy

OCT 20 2015 by SIMN
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New York, NY – The Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) and the  Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) are pleased to announce the appointment of J. Kevin Appleby as the Director of International Migration Policy for both institutions. For more than 16 years, Mr. Appleby has served with distinction as the Director of Migration and Public Affairs for the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Migration and Refugee Services (MRS). In this position, he has worked with the USCCB Committee on Migration to develop and pursue just and rights-respecting immigration and refugee policies. He has testified before Congress, represented the US bishops at public events and with the media, served as a resource to faith-based institutions nationwide, and co-edited the book On Strangers No Longer: Perspectives on the U.S.-Mexican Catholic Bishop’s Pastoral Letter on Migration. 

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