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

Visit to Athens Migrant Integration Centre

An EU-Funded CONNECTION Project Workshop: Visit to Athens' Migrant Integration Centre

The recent EU-funded CONNECTION project workshop was a visit to Athens’ Migrant Integration Centre (MIC), a model ‘One Stop Shop’ which offers a range of services to migrants including legal advice, education, social services and referrals to other specialists. The key objective of the workshop was for participants to learn from Athens how to set up a successful One Stop Shop: what are the secrets for success, and what can we learn from the challenges that Athens has faced and overcome? Read more

Director Rachel Maragozov speaking at the Migration Policy Institute in Brussels

On the 25th January 2019, MigrationWork Director Rachel Marangozov will be speaking at the Migration Policy Institute’s event: “Building the Foundations for Inclusion: What Does the Future Hold for Immigrant Integration in Europe?” in Brussels. Read more