The shipwreck, in which over three hundred migrants lost their lives in a vain attempt to reach the island of Lampedusa on 3 October last, made migration a banner headline issue.
COMECE and the Chapel for Europe cordially invite to a Conference on the Migrant experience, next 13 November.
In a meeting today with the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, COMECE President, expressed his deep concern for the situation of refugees and asylum seekers.
This was the topic of the Dialogue Seminar which took place this 27 June at the European Commission. About 12 Million Roma live all over Europe today.