Consultancy for communities, practitioners and policy-makers
EU Eurocities Network
The CITIES-GroW project (integration of migrants through economic activity in cities) provides practical advice to municipal leaders and decision makers in Europe on how best to address migrant integration challenges and develop effective integration strategies.
MigrationWork is facilitating a three-day Urban Academy on Integration. The initiative brings together cities, EU member states and the European Commission to jointly develop and put in place actions to foster the integration of migrants and refugees.
The MiFriendly Cities project in the West Midlands has been awarded EU funding to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. MigrationWork’s role is to help migrants and refugees to devise and develop grassroots initiatives in areas where they have identified greatest need: employment, housing, health care and active citizenship.
The first Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference was commissioned by ARHAG and Innisfree Housing Associations and Praxis in June 2017, and MigrationWork organised it. The conference discussed the current challenges migrants face in accessing housing in the UK and the ways in which housing providers and partner organisations can work together to meet them. The conference launched a Migrants Housing Pledge for housing providers.
MigrationWork CIC was commissioned by the Open Society Foundation to organize and facilitate a round table in May 2017 and produce a report on “Firewalling to Protect”. The Foundation is concerned about the human rights implications of demands from immigration enforcement agencies for access to material held and people served by statutory and voluntary organisations.
SHARE II – Cities that Care, Cities that Share
International Catholic Migration Commission
This learning exchange, managed jointly by ICMC and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, aimed to develop the EU Resettlement network of cities, municipalities, regions and other local bodies involved in, or committed to the resettlement, protection and integration of refugees.
The project focused on the quality of asylum legal advice with the aim of improving the regulation of solicitors in this area. The research was carried out in partnership with Refugee Action and Asylum Research Consultancy.
This project sought to improve the strategic work on migration done by statutory authorities in Yorkshire and Humberside. The project was carried out in partnership with Migration Yorkshire and Salford University.
Study commissioned by Amnesty International UK exploring the scope for building on the experience of Syrian refugee resettlement through local, participatory activity that can challenge and change public understanding and attitudes towards refugee and migrant rights.
MigrationWork’s consultants all bring strong track records to the company. Here are examples of work done by individual members – as freelancers or as staff of relevant organisations – before they joined MigrationWork.
The social dimension of intra-EU mobility: Impact on public services – A country study on immigrants from the New Member States to the United Kingdom (2015) Marangozov R, Nafilyan V, Tassinari A, Buzzeo J.