Members of the Transmedia research group at UAB together with Asociacion Kudwa and the Municipality of Ripollet – partners of the MILE project – will lead two workshops as part of the European Researchers’ Night on 30 September in Barcelona in the CosmoCaixa. The two workshops are organised with the two EU-funded projects GreenSCENT and MILE. The European Night […]
Celebrating International Democracy Day with an event on ‘Local Demcoracy and Making Migrants’ Voices Heard’
On the occasion of International Day of Democracy on 15 September 2022, MILE held an online event to exchange ideas on local democracy and discuss different ways to enhance the representation and participation of migrants and refugees in local decisions and policies. The MILE partners that took part in the discussion – Vanessa Cotterell (UNITEE), […]
On 17 and 18 May, Chiara Gunella (Transmedia Catalonia research group, MILE partner) joined the International Conference “Tailoring Research and inclusion Strategies for vulnerable migrant contexts” in Palermo to represent the MILE project. This International Conference was organised under the RAISD project that is funded through the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme and addresses the need […]
From 6 to 8 July 2022, MILE joined the “International Conference “CULTURE. TERRITORY AND DEVELOPMENT | Local approaches to global challenges” that took place in Montemor-o-Velho, a municipality of the Coimbra District. This was the third edition in a cycle of conferences organised each year since 2019 by Portugal’s Regional Directorate of Culture of the […]
Eurocities and the City of Utrecht are organising the 10th edition of the Integrating Cities conference on 16-17 November 2022 in Utrecht. The high-level event is organised within the Eurocities project CONNECTION “CONNEcting Cities Towards Integration action”. This 10th edition will focus on empowering and integrating vulnerable migrants in cities. The war in Ukraine and […]
As part of this years European Week of Regions and Cities, MILE partners Eurocities, UNITEE and INTEGRIM Lab are holding an online event on “Young Migrants and Cities – New Pathways for Local Participation and Inclusion” on Tuesday 11 October from 11:30-13:00. The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is the biggest annual Brussels-based […]
Scroll down to find some of the views of members of migrant and refugee communities, municipalities and research teams on the topic of migration and inclusion at the local level as well as diversity in policy-making. Get in touch with us and let us know what you think makes a city inclusive!
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This article is a summary of the four focus groups that took place in May and June 2022 in the four municipalities that are partners in the MILE project. The focus groups aim to achieve a better understanding of the needs and priorities of different local migrant and refugee groups in order to prepare the […]
Three questions for Sammy Mahdi, Chair of the Christian Democratic and Flemish (CDV) party and former Belgian State Secretary for Asylum and Migration
Why is it so important today to empower migrants and refugees in Europe by letting them contribute to the local communities? Sammy Mahdi: People need to have meaningful relations, they want to feel useful and to be accepted. The means to find these building blocks in life are all about participation and contribution to local […]