Migración

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: Noviembre, mes para la solidaridad con las personas migrantes

Este noviembre tendrán lugar dos grandes eventos sobre migraciones: una Conferencia de Alto Nivel s...
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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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Nuevo centro de salud en los campos de refugiados saharauis

La construcción de los nuevos centros de salud comienza en Dalian of Lemsid, en los campos de refug...
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«Un refugiado necesita algo más que comida y abrigo»

Más de un millón y medio de sirios han encontrado refugio en el Líbano y Jordania, sus países ve...
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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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PLATFORMA defends the role of local and regional governments in humanitarian assistance

This year, AidEx conference focused on the “localisation” of aid. PLATFORMA and its members were...
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