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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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24/07/2019 - 11:54

“Freedom is an appetite for life”

Interview. We spoke to Rola Abumuaileq, a Palestinian refugee in Barcelona. She arrived in the city in 2015 and although she’s just 18 she knows perfectly well where she comes from and where she’s going.

15/07/2019 - 10:58

Body, art and play as a means of psycho-social transformation

Reception. The organisation Accem has created a weekly session for women refugees and asylum seekers on the Nausica programme, as well as others, to share experiences, express themselves and strengthen bonds of mutual support.

26/06/2019 - 19:07

Cepaim. Twenty-five years providing support for migrants

Reception. We attended the anniversary celebration by this foundation, whose work revolves around respect, social cohesion and harmony.

26/06/2019 - 18:01

“The allure of refuge cities doesn’t exist”

Interview. We spoke to Lorena González, a councillor on Seattle City Council (USA), a focus of resistance to Trump’s policies on migration.

20/06/2019 - 08:19

Refugees and the right to migrate

Refuge. Migration and reception policies in many countries are not in line with frameworks established by different international conventions.

19/06/2019 - 18:08

“We share more with refugees than we often realise”

Awareness. The message of this year’s celebration for World Refugee Day was that we are all local residents in our cities and that we share more with refugees than we realise.

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