Amid the large flows of refugees and migrants from and to the MENA region, the Cross-Regional Center for Refugees and Migrants was established to deepen exchange in the Euro Mediterranean and Arab Regions. The Cross-Regional Center for Refugees and Migrants is comprised of active refugee and migrant rights organizations.
The Cross Regional Center for Refugees and migrants works to combat racism and xenophobia, promote the rights of refugees and migrants, to unify standards and language around the rights of these categories and to be all inclusive. The Center also works to foster experience sharing, dialogue and cooperation between Civil Society Organizations in Euro-Mediterranean countries and the Arab world. The Center works to amplify the local, regional, and international advocacy work on refugees and migrants. The Center in its mission pays particular attention to vulnerable groups of refugees and migrants prioritizing women and children.
The Cross-Regional Center for Refugees and Migrants (CCRM) firmly believes that refugees and migrants hold inherent and inalienable rights, recognized by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other international instruments, and that the enjoyment of those rights ought to be universal and not contingent on geography, culture, religion, or legal status.
The Cross Regional Center for Refugees and Migrants pursues the following goals: