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News | La Strada presents at the European Parliament

On 2 December 2019, La Strada International (LSI), the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) and Victim Support Europe (VSE) organised an event for MEPs on compensation and complaints mechanisms up actions; a report on this event as well as blog written by PICUM are now available. The 3 organisations have taken follow up actions, including letters to MEPs, to ensure adequate remedies are available for undocumented migrants. The advocacy focused on ensuring that new thematic EU funding (AMIF and EFS) will be made available for complaint mechanisms of undocumented workers.

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La Strada International provides input to the Commission

La Strada International has provided input for the European Commission’s Third Report on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings.

La Strada Poland receives award from the Polish Business Council

The President of La Strada Poland, Irena Dawid-Olczyk , has received an award from the Polish Business Council in recognition of her work combatting human trafficking.

ECCHR Report: Garment supply chains in intensive care

The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) recently released a report on the impact of COVID-19 in the garment industry.

Commission communication on asylum and return in light of Covid19

The Commission has recently published a set of guidelines on the implementation of relevant EU provisions in the area of asylum, return procedures and resettlement and COVID-19.

PICUM has noted that this communication is very concerning as it calls on the Member States to continue with returns: