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A coalition of organisations and individuals in the UK city of Leeds have launched an online campaign for the city to receive 100 vulnerable Syrian refugees. Led by One World Leeds, a Leeds-based group of people dedicated to the action and promotion of positive stories about asylum seekers and refugees, the online campaign enables individuals and organisations to sign a petition expressing their support for the proposal, and link directly to their local Councillor to ask for their support.
CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF PRACTICES: SHARE Good Practice Publication on Housing for Refugee Resettlement
We are now finalising the SHARE good practice publication on housing for refugee resettlement in Europe, and are keen to gather further examples of innovative, creative and successful practices in the area of housing for refugee resettlement. We therefore invite you to submit your ideas on practices to be included in this publication.
Resettlement to Romania: A selection mission for 40 Iraqi refugees in Turkey
In anticipation of the arrival of 40 resettled Iraqi refugees to Romania in 2014, a delegation from the Asylum and Integration Directorate (AID) within the Romanian General Inspectorate for Immigration (GII) undertook a selection mission to Ankara, Turkey in January of this year.
Asylum, Migration & Integration Fund adopted by the European Parliament - what does it mean for resettlement?
On 9 January 2014, the Civil Liberties, Justice & Home Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (the LIBE Committee) voted to adopt the Asylum, Migration & Integration Fund (AMIF) for 2014-20. Read the full article to learn more about the AMIF and what it means for refugee resettlement in Europe during 2014-20.
Germany's Federal Ministry of the Interior outlines criteria for the admission of an additional 5,000 Syrians
On 23 December 2013, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior released the directive for the admission of an additional 5,000 Syrian refugees under the Humanitarian Admission Programme (HAP), which outlines the criteria that will be considered in the admission of this second quota.
European Commission continues support for the SHARE Network during 2014-15!
Since March 2012, the SHARE Project - led by ICMC - has facilitated a programme of events and activities involving over 300 participants from 15 European countries, and published a number of resources and publications to promote and support local and regional resettlement in Europe. Recognising the achievements of SHARE, the European Commission has decided to continue supporting the Network during 2014-2015. SHARE II will begin in March 2014 and run until August 2015.