Sunday 22. October 2017
Events

COMECE organises occasional large conferences on major issues of current interest. Evening debates, and dialogue seminars enable the promotion of contacts between Church bodies and people from the European Institutions.

30. May 2017

Migration: root causes and how to address them

Webnews, 30/05/2017

Archbishop François-Xavier Maroy Rusengo from Bukavu (DR Congo) debated with representatives of the European Commission and the European Parliament the root causes of migration in Central and Eastern Africa, and the possible ways to address them.

23. May 2017

COMECE debates on the challenge of integration

Webnews, 23/05/2017

In cooperation with the Centre for Catholic Social Science (KSZ), COMECE held on 18 and 19 May its social-ethical talks in Mönchengladbach/Germany. At the two-day meeting, about 80 scholars, politicians and representatives of the Church and its organisations exchanged their views on the topic of "Integration as a challenge - Living together in Europe".

23. May 2017

Conference: Addressing Migration at its roots causes

Lunch Debate, 30/05/2017

What are the roots causes of migration and how can the EU help improving the prospects of Africa's youth? During the lunch debate, MEP Michael Gahler and Jean-Louis Ville will discuss the current EU initiatives in the framework of the Valletta Action Plan and assess what Europe can do further to address the push factors of migration.

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