Members of the NGO Committee on Migration,
It is with heavy hearts that we are reaching out to share the news of the passing of a beloved member of our committee, John Bingham. He died suddenly on Tuesday, 26 July 2022, at his home in Bercenay-en-Othe, France.
In this moment, we acknowledge the profound sadness of this loss. We remember John for the extraordinary person he was and the invaluable contributions he made, both to our committee and to the protection and advancement of the human rights of migrants.
John's dedication to advocacy, combined with his immense intelligence and collaborative spirit inspired us all. He was a beacon of hope, a bright light, and a kind soul. We will miss his presence more than words can express.
John's funeral will take place on Monday, 1 August 2022, at the Church of St. Antoine in Bercenay-en-Othe, France, at 3:00PM (9:00AM New York time). The service will be live-streamed, and you are welcome to join by clicking here. For more information, we invite you to visit the remembrance website set up in his honor.
May we keep John's legacy alive through our work, striving each and every day to advance the rights of migrants and refugees, advocating to create the more just world in which he so fervently believed.
Executive Committee of the NGO Committee on Migration