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Wed, 16/09/2015 - 20:12

The Citizen Agreement for an Inclusive Barcelona addresses the reception of refugees

Third sector. The governing board met to discuss entities adhering to the agreement committing to getting involved.

Wed, 16/09/2015 - 16:56

The number of refugees attended to by SAIER has tripled in the last 3 years

Social rights. Most refugees are from Ukraine, but asylum seekers also come from Syria, Venezuela, Russia, Honduras and Asian countries.

Wed, 16/09/2015 - 11:22

A minute of shame in solidarity with refugees

Solidarity. Pallassos sense Fronteres is organising a concentration of people every Wednesday in Pl. Sant Jaume, calling on City Council to guarantee the lives and freedom of refugees.

PEN Català, escriptor acollit, síria, refugiat sirià, refugiats, acolliment
Tue, 08/09/2015 - 17:05

Ugar gets his voice back

Solidarity. The Syrian poet, imprisoned for his writings, is temporarily accommodated in Barcelona thanks to a programme by PEN Català.

Mon, 07/09/2015 - 19:46

Colau calls on the state to streamline procedures to grant asylum to refugees

Humanitarian aid. Agreement was reached to create a committee to facilitate support for refugees.

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 18:54

Colau calls on the Spanish state to help respond to the taking in of refugees

Social rights. The mayor sent a letter to Rajoy implicating him in the municipal initiative for the city to offer refuge and called for transparency in administering EU funds.

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 13:42

Barcelona looks to strengthen its network for taking in refugees

Solidarity. City Council will promote a register of families who want to get involved by taking people in.

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 14:19

“The ghost of intolerance is racing around Europe again”

Interview. We spoke to Jaume Asens, Fourth Deputy Mayor and political head of the ‘Barcelona, Refuge City’ plan.