The Re:Match project was profiled in a new WDR audio feature, including the project status in our partner municipality Düsseldorf and our goal to pilot a needs-based and individualized distribution mechanism using an algorithm.
The project Re:Match was presented in a new ZEIT ONLINE article: How can refugees in Germany be better distributed? Algorithms will soon help: People say what they need and the municipalities what they offer.
Our new project Re:Match aims to pilot an innovative model for a better, human rights-based and more sustainable distribution of protection seekers in Europe, thus providing a solution contribution to the current challenges in the reception and (European) redistribution of refugees from Ukraine.
Cities are important sites for understanding migrant integration and refugee protection around the world. Although nation-states typically claim authority over the selection and admission of migrants and refugees, cities tend to be the places where migrants and refugees integrate into the social fabric of society,...
In contrast to the 2017 federal election, migration and asylum policy issues played only a minor role in this year's election campaign. Nevertheless, there is hope that a new government after the elections will address the challenges of this policy area more strongly.
Cities and municipalities across Europe have shown their voluntary willingness to welcome protection seekers in recent years. These welcoming municipalities are growing in number and, together with the many civil society groups, they stand for a Europe of solidarity that respects human rights and takes responsibility for the protection of human lives.
Since 2015, talk of the supposed refugee crisis has been ubiquitous. According to UNHCR, by the end of 2020, more than 80 million people worldwide were fleeing, but most of them do not make it to Europe and remain in the Global South. In fact, the crisis is the lack of access to protection through regulated, safe routes to Europe.
70 Jahre nach Verabschiedung der Genfer Flüchtlingskonvention steckt die europäische Asyl- und Migrationspolitik in einer Sackgasse. Dabei ist die Aufnahmebereitschaft der Städte und Kommunen in Europa groß. Ende Juni trafen sich Bürgermeister*innen unterschiedlicher europäischer Städte und Kommunen in Palermo, um bei der Konferenz „From the Sea to the City“ nach solidarischen Lösungen für die humanitäre...