'Caritas calls for a comprehensive, long-term, integrated, concerted and balanced approach, whose objectives, policies and measures will be long-lasting. The ultimate aims should be to eliminate forced displacement and unsafe migration, and facilitate and speed up safe, voluntary and legal mobility, while providing opportunities for potential migrants at home and protecting the human rights and dignity of migrants.'
The Caritas family sees the Valletta Summit as an opportunity for the EU and its African counterparts to begin addressing social injustice and poverty together, and to foster resilience against emerging conflicts and crises. Therefore Caritas expects European leaders to:
Read the full statement here (pdf).
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