#IMD19 – ETUC demands European Parliament to back a new approach to migration based on solidarity
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#IMD19 – ETUC demands European Parliament to back a new approach to migration based on solidarity

February 20, 2020


hi we are just seven days to go on to
Christmas and today we are celebrating international migrants day this give us
all the opportunity to reconsider how we treat those who are forced to leave
their home and turn to us in Europe for safety this year more than 1,000 people
have lost their life trying to cross the Mediterranean a resolution was proposed
in the European Parliament in October on search and rescue it called for more
proactive search-and-rescue operation for ports to be open to NGO rescue boats
limiting criminalization of solidarity activists and the establishment of safe
and legal migration pathway to the EU the resolution was defeated by just two
votes the ETUC asks the European Parliament to
reconsider its approach

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