Now available! Final report from the SHARE Network Conference 'Expanding Resettlement across Europe: From Policy to Practice', held at the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels on 21-22 October 2019.
As EU Member States pledge to receive 30,000 resettled refugees in 2020, the SHARE Network publishes a new factsheet on territorial organisation of resettlement to promote the participation of smaller communities.
The SHARE Network produces a training curriculum to support local actors in integrating refugees. The curriculum includes 12 modules divided into the five categories: Fundamentals, Preparing for Arrivals, Ensuring Wellbeing, Accessing the Labour Market, and Working with Volunteers. The modules have been tested by SHARE partners who delivered trainings to 460 local actors from 20 small-medium size municipalities in eight European countries.
ICMC Europe co-signs NGO statement addressed to the co-negotiators of the proposed Asylum & Migration Fund for 2021-27
ICMC joins civil society organisations calling on the EU and its Member States to demonstrate leadership
on resettlement at the 2019 Global Refugee Forum.
On the occasion of the SHARE Conference "Expanding Resettlement across Europe: From Policy to Practice", held on 21-22 October 2019 in Brussels, the SHARE Network launchs a graphic display series highlighting the efforts of Member States with respect to the EU 50,000 resettlement programme for 2018-19. The series covers numbers of refugee arrivals, diversity of caseloads, placement procedures and local integration support offered for refugees arriving into the EU.
ICMC Europe proudly presents the European video of the SHARE video series 'Small Places, Great Hearts' - featuring the highlights of eight short films about refugee inclusion in small cities that were produced by SHARE partners in Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, Portugal and Romania.
ICMC Europe and Caritas Europa publish new report on community sponsorship programmes in Europe!
Migrafrica and ICMC Europe, in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Cologne and Caritas, organized a Refugee Integration ‘Look & Learn’ Exchange Visit on 18-20 of Sept 2019 in the region of North-Rhine Westphalia in Germany.
ICMC Europe organised the SHARE Network conference, "Expanding Resettlement across Europe: From Policy to Practice," 21-22 October at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels.
To learn more about how EU countries place refugees across their national territories, watch the SHARE Network animated video on European approaches to refugee placement.
The SHARE Network proudly presents Another Story from the "Refugee Crisis:" Resettlement in Small Towns and Rural Areas in France, a study conducted by SHARE Integration Partner, the Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI). The study examines refugee resettlement in France, and in particular the growing trend of receiving refugees in small-size cities and towns.
Today in Geneva, UNHCR launched the annual Projected Global Resettlement Needs publication and the new Three-Year Strategy on Resettlement and Complementary Pathways. Read on to find out how the SHARE Network is supporting this ambitious new global vision to expand third country solutions for refugees...
On 17 June 2019, the UK government announced its plans for a new resettlement programme to be implemented from 2020, and made a significant and welcome commitment to continuing and expanding community-based sponsorship schemes to receive refugees.
JRS Romania and ICMC Europe organised a conference and capacity training on Raising Awareness to Promote Refugee Inclusion in Bucharest, Romania on June 26-28, 2019.
The April 2019 issue of the SHARE Integration Magazine available to download now!
The SHARE Network gladly announces the publication of a new edition of the SHARE Magazine, reporting on the state of play of the implementation of the 50.000 EU Resettlement programme, the Global Compact for Refugees and SHARE Integration activities.
ICMC Europe launches the 'SHARE Welcoming Communities’, a series of films highlighting refugee resettlement and integration in smaller municipalities across Europe. Click below to watch the all seven videos featuring refugee integration in Gänserndorf (Austria) Zaanstad (The Netherlands), Merchtem (Belgium), Jena (Germany), Biella (Italy) Caranguejeira (Portugal) and Somcuta Mare (Romania).
Caritas Austria and ICMC Europe organised a conference and study visit on Housing for Refugee Inclusion in Vienna, Austria on March 6-8, 2019.