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Covid-19: our movement has not given up!

The Covid-19 pandemic will have a long-term impact on our movement and the world in general. During this crisis period, Emmaus International wants to help you understand what life is like for groups right now, the difficulties they face and community life which, despite all odds, is continuing. This includes initiatives to support the most excluded which are maintained, or put in place, to not lose sight of why we exist: to serve first those who suffer most.

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Covid-19: Emmaus International in the field!

The Covid-19 pandemic will have a long-term impact on our movement and the world in general. During this crisis period, Emmaus International wants to help you understand what life is like for groups right now, the difficulties they face and community life which, despite all odds, is continuing. This includes initiatives to support the most excluded which are maintained, or put in place, to not lose sight of why we exist: to serve first those who suffer most.

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Covid-19: our solidarity challenge during the pandemic

Over the last few months the world has been hit by an unprecedented health crisis. Since first appearing in China, the Covid-19 virus has now spread to every continent. With several hundreds of thousands of people affected by the disease and our global economy heavily impacted, this ordeal concerns everyone but hits those in precarious situations particularly hard: people who are homeless, those too poor to self-isolate, migrants and refugees. Faced by this crisis, the Emmaus movement will have to adapt its solidarity model in order to continue to exist and pursue its work with the most excluded. Moreover, we will not fail to call for political lessons to be drawn from this crisis.

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Joint statement by Emmaus International and Emmaus Europe : "No compromise on the right to seek asylum!"


Emmaus International and Emmaus Europe , present in 37 countries across the world, including 20 countries in Europe, strongly condemn the European Union’s reaction aiming to stop asylum-seekers and exiles from entering Greece, in blatant violation of its legal obligations under EU and international law. Free mobility and the right to asylum must be defended as the pillars of peace and stability.

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"Environmental migration" for dummies!


Update on the environmental migration debate from an international solidarity perspective. A publication released by the network “Des ponts pas des mur” (Bridges Not Walls)* of which Emmaus International is a member.

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