Refuge City. The Mayor has written to the Ministry of Public Works, demanding that the organisation’s boat retained in the port be allowed to sail.
Human rights. UNESCO is organising a meeting in the city to debate and exchange experiences.
Awareness. The Refugees Welcome platform gets backing from the European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM) to promote the culture of welcome. How will it proceed?
Human rights. The Conference of Cities for Rights brings together experts from around the world to reflect on and discuss the role of cities as places of resistance against the hate speeches that are being promoted by the extreme...
Culture. Thirteen stations are acting as a space for reflection to stir people’s consciences.
Reception. Summary of the main conclusions from the meeting ‘International protection and human trafficking at European airports. Challenges for detection, support and reception in international zones’.
Interview. We spoke to Amin Hadian, an Iranian in Barcelona seeking political asylum after spending time in Greece, where he did volunteer work with fellow refugees.
Volunteer work. In the last nine months, 225 people have volunteered to collaborate with NGOs working with people seeking international protection.
Human rights. The conference marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 20th anniversary of the European Conference of Cities for Human Rights.
City Council. Thirteen cities met in Madrid and shared successful experiences in handling asylum at a municipal level.
Citizenship. Public mobilisation in favour of refuge has an important community side to it. We spoke to two neighbourhood groups to find out what they do and what their demands are.