WDR: „Düsseldorf testet System zur Flüchtlingsverteilung“

Das Projekt Re:Match wurde in einem neuen WDR Audio-Beitrag porträtiert, u.a. über den Projektstatus in unserer Partnerkommune Düsseldorf und unser Ziel, einen bedarfsorientierten und individualisierten Verteilungsmechanismus mithilfe eines Algorithmus zu pilotieren.

Re:Match project: First match and relocation successful!

Using an algorithm-based process, we successfully matched and relocated a group of 20 Ukrainian protection seekers from Poland with German municipalities this week.

ZEIT-ONLINE: "Matching for Refugees"

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.

Project launch Re:Match

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.  

Panel Discussion "Cities of Migrant Solidarity: An International Dialogue".

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,...

New German Government - New Opportunities for Migration and Asylum Policy?

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.

Digital Mapping: Cities and Civil Society Networks for a Welcoming Europe

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.

From fortress Europe to  safe harbours. What are the options for safe and ordered migration routes?

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 via regulated, safe routes to Europe.

A Welcoming Europe of Cities

Report 70 years after the adoption of the Geneva Convention on Refugees, European asylum and migration policy is at an impasse. Yet the willingness of cities and municipalities in Europe to accept refugees is great. At the end of June, mayors of different European cities and municipalities met in Palermo at the conference "From the Sea to the City" to look for solidarity-based solutions for the...
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