Description

The Meeting of the RC/RC Mediterranean Platform on Migration is organized by the Centre for the Cooperation in the Mediterranean (CCM), in coordination with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), as a follow-up of the previous editions of Rome 2012, Barcelona 2013 and Tunisia 2014. It aims at strengthening the humanitarian response with regards to migration in the Mediterranean region.

In 2012, during the High Level Movement Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in the Mediterranean jointly called by the Italian Red Cross, ICRC and IFRC, it was decided that the CCM would coordinate the coming meetings and the development of the Migration Platform.

The RC/RC Platform on Migration involves the 26 National Societies members of the Mediterranean Conference, IFRC, ICRC and CCM. It aims at better coordinating the actions of the Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies at regional level. By supporting:

  • the facilitation of information flow between National Societies through the focal points
  • the mapping of RC/RC migration programmes at regional level
  • the promotion and dissemination of the RC/RC best practices on migration
  • the exchange of experiences at Mediterranean level

Movement Meeting on the Humanitarian situation in the Mediterranean - Barcelona March 2013