Alternative care models for Migrant Children Protection Protocol

On Mexico's southern border, IDC supports alternative care models and strategies for strengthening local implementation of Mexico's Migrant Children Protection Protocol IDC Americas brought 2019 to a…


Turning the tide of detention: what role could European cities play?

Written by Barbara Pilz and Jem Stevens European cities are increasingly involved in debates around migration governance. What role could they play in building systems based on engagement with…


Regional Roundtable on ATD held in Bangkok

International Detention Coalition (IDC) recently co-hosted a closed-door roundtable on alternative care arrangements for children in the context of international migration in the Asia Pacific with…


On the Frontline in Europe

Greece & Italy Pilot Alternatives to Detention How can we move away from the increasing reliance on immigration detention in EU border countries, which receive a high proportion of arrivals and…


A New Alternative to Detention Pilot for Women in the UK

There’s something different about the newest member of the European Alternatives to Detention (ATD) Network: Action Foundation is the first NGO running a government-initiated and funded alternative…


First MENA Regional Exchange on Alternatives

PRESS RELEASE First MENA Regional Meeting of Peer Exchange and Learning Among States on Alternatives to Detention Tunis 2-3 October 2019 Based on the Objective 13(h) of the Global Compact for Safe,…


IDC Meets With Unaccompanied Children & Their Hosts in Egypt

During a visit to Cairo by the IDC MENA team in June 2019, we had the opportunity to interview two young people who arrived in Cairo without their family members. The meeting was facilitated  by…


3 Key Trends in Africa & What They Mean For You

In early November 2019, the Network for African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) will have their 12th Biennial conference on the theme: “The Global Compact on Migration (GCM): African…


Finding Solutions Together in Africa

IDC at the NANHRI & AU Policy Forum As a result of the IDC’s collaboration with the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) over the past few years, we were invited to…


Regional Dialogue Looks to Translate Commitments to Results

In recent years, the governments of the American continent have made significant commitments to guarantee human rights for migrants, including the right to personal liberty.   The 5th Summit of…