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Integrating Cities VIII conference - Watch the video!

To have a glance at the Integrating Cities VIII event, watch the video!


publication date: 12-12-2018

Cities4people: Migrating ideas, inspiring integration – Integrating Cities VIII conference

Migration is a fact in all of our cities, but how we react determines the rest. At the eighth Integrating Cities Conference (ICC VIII), 180 delegates met in Milan to unlock the social and economic potential that migration holds. The discussion ranged from the vital role of data, to how to secure funding, how cities can work with volunteers, sensitivity to gender, working with undocumented migrants and minors, and fighting the negative narrative around migration. Central strands that wove...


publication date: 23-11-2018

An invitation to cities from Mi-Friendly Cities project

Do you know what works in making cities migration friendly and successful? We need your help!


publication date: 01-10-2018

Cities4People: migrating ideas, inspiring integration

With the issue of immigration at the top of the political agenda in Europe, city representatives will meet in Milan during the 8th Integrating Cities Conference, to discuss the impact this issue has on our cities and to examine the solutions.


publication date: 13-09-2018


publication date: 28-06-2018

Migrants – and their labour - welcome in Lisbon

At lunch under the sweltering Lisbon sun, representatives from Birmingham, Brighton and Utrecht stickied their fingers with honied Qatayef, served up by Tayybeh, a catering service run by two Syrian refugees. Lisbon does a lot to allow immigrants and refugees to contribute to the local economy, and the city representatives were there along with EUROCITIES to learn about what was working, and to make their own suggestions.


publication date: 20-06-2018

Solidarity Cities stand #WithRefugees on World Refugee Day 2018

To mark World Refugee Day (20 June), mayors from more than 50 cities around the world are calling on all local authorities and municipalities to join them in welcoming and including refugees in their communities. The announcement follows the release yesterday (19 June) of new figures by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency that show a continuation of a five-year upward trend in the number of people displaced by conflict or persecution worldwide.


publication date: 20-06-2018


publication date: 18-06-2018

Philoxenia in Athens and Munich - CITIES GROW

The Greeks have a deep-rooted tradition of ‘Philoxenia’, taking pride in showing hospitality to strangers. Indeed, one of the great challenges for Athens in dealing with the current influx of migrants is coordinating the plethora of Greek groups and organisations that have sprung up to welcome the new population.


publication date: 13-06-2018

EUROCITIES forum leaflet 2018 - social affairs

A leaflet featuring the activities of EUROCITIES social affairs forum


publication date: 07-06-2018