As several thousand refugees and asylum-seekers line Turkey’s border with the European Union, CARE denounces acts of violence against vulnerable groups seeking protection at Europe’s borders and calls for European member states to cooperate, share the responsibility, and accept refugees into Europe, including by offering safe asylum.
About the CARE International Secretariat
The CARE International Secretariat comprises three legal entities in Belgium (CARE International aisbl - association internationale sans but lucratif), Switzerland and the United Kingdom, with staff positioned in numerous other locations around the world.
The Secretariat is led by CARE International’s Secretary General, based in Ecuador, and coordinates and supports the confederation to achieve common impact goals and shared global priorities, in line with our Mission, Vision and Values, and our Vision 2030 ambition.
The Secretariat team in Brussels, Belgium is focused on representing and supporting the CARE confederation’s engagement with the European Union (EU), and influencing EU policies in line with CARE’s Vision 2030 priorities and in coordination with CARE International members and country offices. CARE International aisbl is also the registered parent of a number of CARE International country offices located in Africa, Asia and Latin America, operating them in close coordination with CARE International members.