We were excited to attend the European Asylum Support Office’s (EASO) 8th Consultative Forum Plenary Meeting in Brussels! Thank you to the organisers for providing a space to forge new collaborations and support asylum seekers. We were there to create new connections and see how we can help female asylum seekers.
A key highlight for us? An answer of Caritas Europa’s Policy & Advocacy Director, Shannon Pfohman, to a question from the audience: ‘The use of the term “crisis” unnecessarily maligns forced migration. Would you propose an alternative?’ ‘We usually call it “solidarity crisis,” ’ she said. Let’s take it from there!
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