CITY OF UTRECHT, REFUGEE TEAM – SOFT NEIGHBOURHOOD LANDING OF AN EMERGENCY CENTRE FOR ASYLUMSEEKERS

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The City of Utrecht is with 350.000 inhabitants the fourth biggest city in the country and a typically old university town. It has known some racial problems in the last decade; however, they have been addressed. Continue reading “CITY OF UTRECHT, REFUGEE TEAM – SOFT NEIGHBOURHOOD LANDING OF AN EMERGENCY CENTRE FOR ASYLUMSEEKERS”

HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR MIGRATION – IMMIGRANT’S NATIONAL SUPPORT CENTRES (CNAIS)

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Portugal is a country that traditionally has not many asylum requests. From January 1st to August 31st there were only 621 requests, according to the Alien and Borders Service (SEF) and the Portuguese Council for Refugees (CPR). Continue reading “HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR MIGRATION – IMMIGRANT’S NATIONAL SUPPORT CENTRES (CNAIS)”

MUNICIPALITY OF AMSTERDAM – ACTION PLAN FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND EMPLOYMENT: OPPORTUNITIES FOR AND BY REFUGEES

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Like other cities and regions in Europe, Amsterdam has faced a significant influx of refugees in recent weeks, particularly from Syria. Our primary concern is to ensure that these refugees are received properly after their long and difficult journey from a war zone to our country. Continue reading “MUNICIPALITY OF AMSTERDAM – ACTION PLAN FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND EMPLOYMENT: OPPORTUNITIES FOR AND BY REFUGEES”

MUNICIPALITY OF TRIESTE – AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PREFECTURE OF TRIESTE AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF TRIESTE CONCERNING THE RECEPTION OF ASYLUM SEEKERS TEMPORARILY PRESENT ON THE PROVINCIAL TERRITORY (NOT INCLUDED INTO THE SPRAR SYSTEM)

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Trieste, an Italian border town, started dealing with immigration challenges as early as the 1990’s. In 1993 it was one of the first towns to launch a non-governmental network of reception structures for refugees coming from Bosnia Herzegovina and neighbouring areas involved in the Balkan conflict, and then in 1998 for refugees from Kosovo. Continue reading “MUNICIPALITY OF TRIESTE – AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PREFECTURE OF TRIESTE AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF TRIESTE CONCERNING THE RECEPTION OF ASYLUM SEEKERS TEMPORARILY PRESENT ON THE PROVINCIAL TERRITORY (NOT INCLUDED INTO THE SPRAR SYSTEM)”

GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY – LONDON ENRICHED

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London is a global city. Over a third of Londoners were born abroad and more than 200 languages are spoken every day. Now, as in the past, migration fosters an environment for the exchange of ideas and skills which contribute to London’s economic growth and cultural vibrancy. Continue reading “GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY – LONDON ENRICHED”