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Refugees and migrants on their way to western Europe approach the border into Croatia near the Serbian village of Berkasovo. The ACT Alliance has provided critical support for refugee and migrant families here and in other places along their journey. Photo: Paul Jeffrey
08 Mar 2017

Europe acted like a dissonant choir when responding to the Trump administration’s travel ban. Is this a surprise? Not really when one looks at the trend of EU’s migration policies in the past two years: the erection of walls and international cooperation to keep refugees and migrants out of sight and out of reach. Is […]

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23 Feb 2017

 ACT Alliance and ACT Alliance EU have joined over 70 organisations in expressing their grave concerns about proposed EU cooperation with Libya in an open letter to EU heads of state and EU policymakers. This concern was triggered by the declaration  following the recent European Council meeting on Malta on 3 February, announcing plans to seek closer […]

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12 Sep 2016

 A new Europe for people, planet and prosperity for all Europe is at a crossroads, and the future of European cooperation and the benefits it brings are at stake. This is about the future of our society and how we want to be viewed by the wider world. The future of our planet and the […]

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28 Jun 2016

Joint NGO statement ahead of the European Council of 28-29 June 2016 At the upcoming European Council, European Union (EU) leaders will discuss the European Commission’s Communication on a new Partnership Framework with third countries. The Communication proposes an approach which aims to leverage existing EU and Member States’ external cooperation instruments and tools in […]

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04 Nov 2014

© Act Alliance / Paul Jeffrey In September 2014, the United Protestant Church of Belgium received an urgent letter Protestant churches in Syria and Lebanon, telling the suffering experienced by the civilian population in this region. Nearly three million people have fled Syria to seek refuge in camps in neighboring countries. More than half of […]