Integration Champions: Bringing peer-to-peer support to a new level?

When a EU-funded project comes to an end, the question is often what will the project’s legacy and long-term impact be?Achieving a long-term impact is particularly difficult for those who have not directly participated in the project. Which tools can be helpful to transfer the project’s achievements? Read more

Shaping local narratives on migration and diversity through decolonisation

Thoughts from the workshop on decolonisation at the Eurocities Integrating Cities conference in Utrecht in November 2022, by MigrationWork member Tamsin Koumis. Read more

Learning through doing: how immersive theatre helped the EU-funded CONNECTION project partners understand the migrant experience at One Stop Shops

At the final conference of the EU-funded CONNECTION project led by Eurocities in Utrecht in November 2022, one group of participants decided to do something a little different to showcase their learning. They had learned experientially by doing, and wanted to share that learning in a similar way. Read more

Zagreb’s Action Plan: A strategic approach to integration on the city level

In May, MigrationWork colleagues and the EU-funded CONNECTION partners from Turin, ANCI Piemonte, (with representatives from Asti, Settimo Torinese, Cuneo) Paris, Prague, Thessaloniki, ANATOLIKI S.A, visited Zagreb to learn about the city’s experienc… Read more

Signage in the Ragsved Civic Centre
Big purple signs show users activities they can do for themselves, for example - seek information, search the internet or fill in forms. The advisors take the backseat with discreet, transparent signs.

Cities responses to Ukrainian refugees, and the role of the “One Stop Shop model”

As Ukrainian refugees make their way to cities across Europe, cities are developing humane and creative responses to support them, and existing services are being tested and challenged. During a recent visit as part of the EU-funded CONNECTION project in Stockholm, we looked at cities’ ‘first responses’ to support new arrivals, and gained new insight into refining the ‘One Stop Shop’ model – a model which has been proven to be central to effective crisis response. Read more

Call for inspiring co-design experiences in the field of migrant integration

We invite city councils, migrant organisations and other stakeholders to send us inspiring co-design experiences in the area of integration strategy planning and beyond to inform the learning in this project by 15 May 2022 Read more