12/02/2018 - 15:23

“The truth along the southern border is a human tragedy which we only partly know about”

Interview. We spoke to Esteban Velázquez, Jesuit priest and social activist. He headed the Delegation of Migration of the Diocese of Tangier in Nador until having his Moroccan residency permission withdrawn in 2016.

29/01/2018 - 10:54

Three times as many refugees in two years

Refuge. The SAIER closed out 2017 having tripled the number of asylum seekers and refugees attended to in 2015. Barcelona is tackling the challenge using its own resources, without the support of the state.

29/01/2018 - 20:04

Stranded and seeking shelter in Barcelona

Refuge. The Nausica municipal programme provides integrated support for refugees and asylum seekers in vulnerable situations. That’s the case for Vladimir and his family.

29/01/2018 - 08:13

“From the moment they arrive, asylum seekers know there’s a strong chance they’ll be denied protection”

Interview. We spoke to Gema Sánchez, territorial manager for Accem in Catalonia.

18/12/2017 - 07:58

2017: More flimsy boats, more rescues, more deaths

Migration. The number of people getting to Spain by irregular means has doubled in 2017. The death toll for the route has risen by 61%.

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Façana Ajuntament
10/01/2018 - 11:45

Renewed subsidies for projects to improve awareness on asylum and refuge

Awareness. The application period closes on 25 January.

12/01/2018 - 11:31

City Council gives its support to the UN agency for Palestine refugees

Cooperation. The City Council reaffirms its bond with the UNRWA by signing an agreement to collaborate with its humanitarian support projects.

27/12/2017 - 15:07

“The right to migrate exists but not the right to be taken in by any country”

Entrevista. We spoke to Juana Martín, social worker and ex-coordinator with the refugee support service run by Cáritas Barcelona.

22/11/2017 - 13:15

Stories that chill to the bone

Awareness. The graphic novel ‘Un regalo para Kushbu’ uses a comic format to narrate the flight and traumatic journey of ten migrants and refugees living in Barcelona.

18/12/2017 - 15:40

Cameras in the hands of protagonists

Awareness. The participatory photography project ‘Transit Tales’ offers an intimate first-hand account of the experiences of refugees and migrants who have arrived in Europe.

03/01/2018 - 13:22

A plan to fight inequality and disparities on a global level

Cooperation. Barcelona City Council’s fourth master plan for cooperation has been approved, maintaining the commitment to devote 0.7% of the municipal budget to international cooperation for the period 2018-2021.