Migration

IncluCities, city-to-city collaboration for better migrant integration

On June 17 the IncluCities with its partners on board will spread the sails and set off for a 2-and-...
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Making integration a success: Euronews interviews mayor of Mechelen and CEMR

Migrant integration is a real challenge for many European towns and regions. In Belgium, one mayor s...
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Cities and regions call for a high political dialogue on migration and integration

Following the European Summit of 28-29 June 2018, the Secretary General of the Council of European M...
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Fons Mallorquí puts in the spotlight the Arab and Mediterranean cinema

In the framework of the activities of the 25th anniversary of Fons Mallorquí, an Arab and Mediterra...
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Local governments answer Macron’s call for European funding for towns and cities

Local governments around Europe received President Macron’s proposal with great interest and enthu...
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CPMR regions discuss actions to tackle migration challenges towards a multilevel governance approach

Member regions involved in the CPMR’s Migration Task Force gathered in Brussels on 07 February to ...
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Interview with Bart Somers, Mayor of Mechelen, on how to create better cities for migrants

In 2016, the Mayor of Mechelen, Bart Somers, received the ‘World Mayor’ Prize for his work in we...
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#Cities4Migration: November, a month for solidarity with migrants

November will see two major global events on migration; a Mediterranean City-to-City Migration High ...
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Fons Mallorquí is participating in an Erasmus + project aimed at helping immigrant women

Fons Mallorquí de Solidaritat has been invited to participate in an Erasmus + project led by a cent...
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New health clinic in the Sahrawi refugee camps

The construction of the new health clinic starts in Dalian of Lemsid, in the Sahrawi refugee camps i...
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“A refugee needs more than just food and shelter”

More than one and a half million Syrians have taken refuge in neighbouring countries Lebanon and Jor...
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PLATFORMA discussed the root causes of migration at ARLEM Plenary session

The key role local and regional governments play in addressing the root causes of migration and in e...
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Mayor of Mechelen wins World Mayor Prize

The mayor of Mechelen (Belgium), Bart Somers, has been awarded the 2016 World Mayor Prize, for his w...
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Integration of migrants: EU and member states must boost support for local government

Local government should be empowered and allowed to do more: there is insufficient support from the ...
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UCLG commits to build bridges, not walls

In the context of the deepening global migration crisis, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) ...
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Catalan public administrations want to foster a common response to refugee crisis

At the end of November, the Government of Catalonia, the Barcelona City Council, the Province of Bar...
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Is the EU Trust Fund for Africa failing to involve local governments?

The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, which was launched one year ago with the objective of addre...
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International Migrants Day: CEMR and EPSU release guidelines on how to facilitate migrant integration

Ahead of International Migrants Day, the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) and t...
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We need a Union Civil Protection Mechanism that supports local governments’ capacities

PLATFORMA has responded to the consultation launched by the European Commission on the Union Civil P...
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Cleaning up the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon: an important first step

Work has started on removing the 20 meter high waste dump in the Lebanese town of Ghazze. The entire...
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