Global Coalition on Migration

[Press Release] Migrant rights advocates applaud release of principles for human rights at international borders -GCM

Press Release: Migrant rights advocates applaud release of principles for human rights at international borders October 22, 2014 (New York, NY) On October 22nd, in a report on the rights of migrant children to the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon announced the release of a new document outlining principles and guidelines for…

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[Announcement] Call for applications: Two (2) Researcher Associates -BALAY

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: TWO (2) RESEARCHER ASSOCIATES Balay Rehabilitation Center (Balay) in cooperation with the Danish Institute against Torture (DIGNITY) shall launch as study entitled: TORTURE AND CORRUPTION: UNDERSTANDING CONNECTIONS and RELATIONSHIPS. The over-all aim of the study is to understand the relationship between torture and corruption by examining encounters between policing agents and the…

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[Blog] Turkey’s attack on Secularism By Jose Mario De Vega

Turkey’s attack on Secularism I refer to “Turkey imposes ban on piercings, tattoos in all schools” by RT Question More, September 28, 2014. According to the said report: “Turkey’s government has banned all school pupils nationwide from having tattoos or body piercings in a new dress code deemed oppressive and unenforceable, according to the law’s…

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[Resources] The Impact of Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Consumption By Melba V. Tutor

The Impact of Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Consumption By Melba V. Tutor University of the Philippines School of Economics; mvtutor@up.edu.ph Abstract Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program provides cash grants to poor households conditional on pre-determined investments in human capital. This study analyzed its impact on consumption using the 2011 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey. Average…

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[Statement] Pagkain Sapat Dapat! STOP HUNGER NOW! -NFC

Pagkain Sapat Dapat! STOP HUNGER NOW! Quezon City – On the occasion of World Food Day, 16 October 2014, the National Food Coalition, a broad organization of peasants, urban poor folks, women, and youth, calls upon the Philippine Congress, to pass immediately the zero-hunger bill — House Bill No. 3795 and Senate Bill No. 2137.…

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[Event] Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

What: Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Event, Time and Venue: Kwentong P53: Kwentang Kapos? Poverty Video Launch and Forum: 1:00-3:00 PM, Bacolod Chicken Inasal, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City (take the entrance opposite the City Hall) Anti-Poverty Jam: 5:00-10:00 PM, Perlie’s Garden and Restaurant, Elliptical Road, Quezon City (between NKTI…

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[Statement] Labanan ang Gutom at kahirapan! Ipaglaban at Isulong ang Produksyon ng Pagkain ng Bayan! (Pahayag sa World Food Day) October 16, 2014 -Kilusan

Labanan ang Gutom at kahirapan! Ipaglaban at Isulong ang Produksyon ng Pagkain ng Bayan! (Pahayag sa World Food Day) October 16, 2014 Hungkag ang World Food Day sa Oktubre 16. Dumaranas ng matinding gutom ang mahigit 800 milyong tao o 12% ng populasyon ng mundo anumang araw. Nasa kanayunan, kung saan ang produksyon ng pagkain,…

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[Event] No Coal Mining Expansion in Caluya – Global Day Of Action Against Coal

No Coal Mining Expansion in Caluya – Global Day Of Action Against Coal Dear All, For more than 30 years since the coal mining operation in Semirara Island started, the people already suffered from environmental destruction, loss of livelihood, exposure to chemicals hazardous to their health. Last year, a wall in the Panian mine site collapsed which burried and killed five people working in the mine site.…