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28/10/2019 - 17:42

Ukraine: European exile

Refuge. Even though it is a European country, there were 2,010 international protection applications from people from Ukraine last year.

24/10/2019 - 20:15

“I don’t want charity or philanthropy, I want society to act”

Interview. We spoke to Sunitha Krishnan, an Indian activist fighting sexual violence and human trafficking for sexual exploitation.

Imatge cedida per RuidoPhoto
18/10/2019 - 15:40

The ethics of images: consciously stirring consciousness

Awareness. Images are essential for showing humanitarian crises. We ponder what ethical limits should apply.

07/10/2019 - 17:25

New SAIER premises to provide better support for families seeking asylum

Social services. The building has got more rooms and a children’s area and guarantees greater confidentiality for users.

26/09/2019 - 10:26

A question of rights, not terminology: ‘refugees’, ‘migrants’ or ‘displaced by climate’?

Climate refuge. The climate is one of the most important causes of displaced populations, yet it is not recognised as a cause when it comes to requesting international protection.

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E.g., 2019/11/15
26/09/2019 - 09:33

“My process as an immigrant has helped me research migration phenomena”

Interview. We spoke to Cecilia Estrada, researcher and coordinator for the Chair in Forced Migrants and Refugees, part of the University Institute of Studies on Migration (IUEM) at the Comillas Pontifical University.

Fotografia cedida per Coordinadora de la llengua
17/09/2019 - 14:00

Entities and administration, coordinated for decent socio-linguistic reception

Reception. Numerous entities in the city offer Spanish and Catalan classes for asylum seekers and migrants. The Language Coordinator works to integrate them into this network.

17/09/2019 - 09:28

Academic gathering on migration and refuge

Research. The UAB hosted the ninth Migration Congress, bringing together experts from the international academic sphere.

29/07/2019 - 11:34

Almost half of migrants attended to are asylum seekers

Refuge. The number of families with minors arriving in the city has increased.

24/07/2019 - 16:13

Safely away from the ‘maras’ in Central America

Refuge. The blight of the ‘maras’ is one of the main causes for requests for international protection among people from Honduras and El Salvador. But why are these requests systematically rejected?

24/07/2019 - 12:38

Sharing leisure to forge relationships

Reception. Refugee Friendly is a digital platform which puts refugees and locals in touch to go to concerts, shows, exhibitions and other cultural events.

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