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Brick by brick: Students’ policy ideas to help refugees make their way to the real UN

Brick by brick: Students’ policy ideas to help refugees make their way to the real UN At first, it looked like a room full of diplomats. Hundreds of smartly dressed people raising placards with country names. Small groups holding peace talks in the corner. Notes passed quietly from one person to the next. But actually

Commission’s actions for supporting countries receiving Ukrainian refugees

Commission’s actions for supporting countries receiving Ukrainian refugees The European Commission presented on Wednesday (23 March) its actions to support member states in meeting the needs of those fleeing war in Ukraine.  Across multiple areas, including education, health, jobs, and human rights, the Commission has rolled out various plans and measures to assist the millions

How Inclusion Leads to Safer Cities for All Inhabitants

How Inclusion Leads to Safer Cities for All Inhabitants “As we confront COVID-19, the last thing we should do is shut out immigrants, asylum seekers, and refugees.” In 2020, the mayors of Los Angeles, Freetown, and São Paulo publicly condemned national pandemic responses that conditioned support on a person’s immigration status, arguing that exclusionary practices

Stronger bonds between hosts and migrants build more inclusive societies

Stronger bonds between hosts and migrants build more inclusive societies Migrants have the potential to expand their own income, education, health and life choices, to fill labour gaps, create businesses, innovate and pay taxes in their host countries. They send remittances to their families left behind, investing and financing local development initiatives. By extending a

The Ambassadors of Germany and Norway to Tehran have said the two countries are ready to support Iran in improving services to refugees

The Ambassadors of Germany and Norway to Tehran have said the two countries are ready to support Iran in improving services to refugees TEHRAN – The ambassadors of Germany and Norway to Tehran have said the two countries are ready to support Iran in improving services to refugees. The envoy made the remarks during a

Integration jenseits der Zentren

Integrationsakteure diskutieren in der Tagung „Integration jenseits der Zentren“ über Erfahrungen und Herausforderungen in ländlichen Räumen „Wir sind ja nicht in Berlin oder Hamburg!“, „Man kann Magdeburg nicht mit Wernigerode vergleichen…“ Solche und ähnliche Aussagen sind in der Diskussion mit Integrationsakteuren regelmäßig zu hören. Das liegt daran, dass die Integration von Geflüchteten und Migrant*innen in

Integration beyond the urban centres

Integration actors discuss experiences and challenges in rural areas at the workshop "Integration beyond the urban centres" "We're not in Berlin or Hamburg!", "You can't compare Magdeburg with Wernigerode..." These and similar statements are regularly heard in discussions with integration actors, as the integration of refugees and migrants in rural areas is characterised by specific

Die Technologie- und Startup Szene als Möglichkeit für Geflüchtete und eingewanderte Menschen

Die Technologie- und Startup Szene als Möglichkeit für Geflüchtete und eingewanderte Menschen Eine Arbeitsmarktinklusion von Geflüchteten erscheint als sinnvoller Schritt Richtung Teilhabe und Integration. Das liegt einerseits am sprachlichen und kulturellen Austausch mit Arbeitskolleg:innen, und andererseits an der Möglichkeit, durch Arbeitsentgelte die eigene finanzielle Situation und Bleibeperspektive zu gestalten und abzusichern. Die Theorie ist aussichtsreich

The Technology and Startup Sector as an Opportunity for Refugees and Immigrants

The Technology and Startup Sector as an Opportunity for Refugees and Immigrants The labor market inclusion of refugees seems to be a sensible step towards participation and integration. On the one hand, this is due to the linguistic and cultural exchange with work colleagues, and on the other hand, it is due to the possibility

Die großen 5 Fehler, welche ein Meeting unproduktiv machen

Die großen 5 Fehler, welche ein Meeting unproduktiv machen Eure Besprechungen dauern eine gefühlte Ewigkeit und danach seid ihr einfach nur erschöpft und keinen Deut schlauer? Dann kann es an diesen 5 Fehlern liegen, die ihr schleunigst vermeiden solltet: die Besprechung ist nicht notwendig Das mag banal klingen, doch oft liegt hier der Hase im

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