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Rights of Migrants in Action newsletter - 2

5 February 2016

Thematic Seminar: Forced Migration and Humanitarian Action

Built on lectures, case studies and discussions, use of a documentary film, and a visit to the UN in Geneva, the seminar aims at strengthening the legal responses of humanitarian actors and international lawyers to forced migration.
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants on the Move in Europe – A Multi-Agency Guidance Note
5 February 2016

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants on the Move in Europe – A Multi-Agency Guidance Note

This brief guidance note prepared by UNHCR, IOM and MPHSS.net seeks to provide advice on protecting and supporting the mental health and psychosocial well-being of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe.
New migration resources
5 February 2016

New migration resources

A series of communications tools were created by the southeast Asia delegation to support National Societies in developing and promoting their migration approach and advocating on key issues of concern.
Red Cross European Union office Position paper on addressing the vulnerabilities linked to migratory routes to the European Union
5 February 2016

Red Cross European Union office Position paper on addressing the vulnerabilities linked to migratory routes to the European Union

This position paper, produced by the Red Cross EU Office in cooperation with the National Red Cross Societies in the EU and IFRC, puts forward a set of recommendations to address the vulnerabilities of migrants.
The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) – Civil Society Days, October 2015, Istanbul – Turkey
5 February 2016

The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) – Civil Society Days, October 2015, Istanbul – Turkey

Following 18 months of activities on the ground in follow-up to the 2014 GFMD in Sweden, the 2015 GFMD Civil Society Days took place 12-13 October in Turkey, leading into Common Space with governments 14 October and the GFMD Government Days 15-16 October.
Harnessing the power of CSOs through the Rights of Migrants in Action project in Tajikistan
5 February 2016

Harnessing the power of CSOs through the Rights of Migrants in Action project in Tajikistan

The Rights of Migrants in Action project in Tajikistan aims to promote human rights based labour migration.
Participación en el Informe Inicial sobre  la Protección de los derechos de todos los Trabajadores Migratorios y sus Familiares
5 February 2016

Participación en el Informe Inicial sobre la Protección de los derechos de todos los Trabajadores Migratorios y sus Familiares

Actualmente Cruz Roja Hondureña participa como parte del Grupo Especial de Respuesta en Derechos ...
Challenges of accessing healthcare in Zimbabwe
5 February 2016

Challenges of accessing healthcare in Zimbabwe

Life has not been easy for 37-year old Lucia Chipura who, in 2011, was forced to migrate to neighbouring Zimbabwe at the peak of an economic meltdown in her native country Mozambique.
Call for civil society partners in Thailand
5 February 2016

Call for civil society partners in Thailand

In October 2015, the IFRC Country Cluster, South East Asia delegation hosted an information session on the Rights of Migrants in Action project.
Addressing the needs of vulnerable migrants in Nepal
5 February 2016

Addressing the needs of vulnerable migrants in Nepal

The Nepal Red Cross Society under the Rights of Migrants in Action umbrella has started implementation of four projects aimed at promoting and protecting the right of migrant domestic workers and victims of human of human ...

Rights of Migrants in Action Newsletter

Published on a quarterly basis, the newsletter featuring articles in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. It provides information on achievements, perspectives from local actors engaged in the project as well as forthcoming events with the aim of not just reaching our project partners, but also a wider audience seeking information about our activities. 


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