Restrictive migration policies and inadequate legislative protection across the Euromed (and beyond) mean that asylum seekers, migrants, and refugees face unique challenges in adjusting to life in their host countries.
EuroMed Rights main strength and added value lie in its regional character and its capacity to bring together human rights defenders across the EuroMed. Regional thematic activities are thus the point of departure for EuroMed Rights work.
These activities are defined by a Strategy Paper that EuroMed Rights adopted at its last General Assembly .
It is important to stress that EuroMed Rights, on top of its thematic activities, will always seek to be present to defend its members and their work when they are at risk, as well as human rights defenders in general, including women rights, when they come under attack.
For 2012-18, our main focus areas are: