FRA Press Release: Migrant tragedies, one of many fundamental rights challenges that need tackling, finds FRA

Vienna/Brussels, 25 June 2015 Record numbers of migrants died as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe in 2014. Member States should therefore consider offering more legal possibilities for people in need of international protection to enter the EU, as viable alternatives to risky irregular entry. This is one of the conclusions from […]

Extract from the poem of Ari Sitas*

So I turned to my Ancestors and asked? Oh workers of the pen What do I tell this august gathering today? Ubaba Dhlomo I said, What should the politicians know? He said: Remind them of the Valley of a Thousand Hills For each hill you conquer there are another 999 Make sure when you scale […]

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Mig@Net – report – Social Movements

Contested space embodies the conflicts among several individual and collective actors (formal, informal, migrant, non migrant, entrepreneurial or voluntary and so on) around differing productions of space. In this sense, contested spaces are not related to a merely geographical point of view, but to a social, sociological if you want, view on antagonistic social processes. […]

Mig@Net – Report – Intercultural Conflict and Dialogue

The three case studies involve intercultural conflict between migrants and the host society, but also conflicts between migrants of different origin or culture, and intra-communal conflict. These conflicts occur in digital networks and are influencing and are influenced by what is called here by the different research teams interchangeably as ‘real’, ‘offline’, ‘material’ or ‘physical’. […]

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Bicommunal Initiative United Cyprus

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INVIP: Investing in People project

Project Description Good practices by banks and credit institutions that support economic integration of migrants and refugees Findings of transnational project regarding the practices of banks and credit institutions towards the integration of migrants A research project co-funded by the European Commission involving NGOs from five EU countries, namely Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece and Cyprus […]

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