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A banner for the blog entry "Re:Match project: First relocation & admission via matching successful!" from May 2023 for a migration project of the Berlin Governance Platform.

Re:Match project: first relocation & admission via matching successful!

With the help of an algorithm-supported process, we successfully matched and relocated a group of 20 Ukrainian asylum seekers from Poland with the German municipalities this week.
Screenshot of a ZEIT ONLINE article "Matching for refugees" Re:Match - Relocation via Matching The Re:Match project was presented in a new ZEIT ONLINE article: How can refugees be better distributed in Germany? Algorithms will soon help: people say what they need and local authorities say what they can offer.

ZEIT-ONLINE: "Matching for refugees"

The Re:Match project 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 local authorities say what they can offer.
RE:MATCH - Relocation via Matching Header Blogpost Announcement 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 and thus offer a solution to the current challenges in the reception and (European) redistribution of refugees from Ukraine.  

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 people seeking protection in Europe and thus offer a solution 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 places for understanding migrant integration and refugee protection around the world. Although nation-states typically claim authority over the selection and reception of migrants and refugees, cities are usually the places where migrants and refugees integrate into the social fabric of society, and where they are...

New coalition - new opportunities for migration and asylum policy?

In contrast to the 2017 federal elections, migration and asylum policy issues only played a subordinate role in this year's election campaign. Nevertheless, there is hope that a new government will tackle the challenges of this policy area more strongly after the elections.
Overview of a map showing networks and players in the field of migration and refugees. In recent years, cities and municipalities throughout Europe have shown their voluntary willingness to take in people seeking protection. These welcoming municipalities are growing in number and, together with the many civil society groups, stand for a Europe of solidarity that respects human rights and takes responsibility for the protection of human lives.

Digital Mapping: Cities and civil society networks for a Welcoming Europe

Cities and municipalities across Europe have shown their voluntary willingness to take in people seeking protection 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 to safe harbour. What options are there for safe and organised escape routes?

Since 2015, talk of the supposed refugee crisis has been omnipresent. According to the UNHCR, over 80 million people worldwide were on the run at the end of 2020, but most of them do not make it to Europe and remain in the Global South. In reality, the crisis lies in the lack of access to protection via regulated, safe routes to Europe.

A Europe of solidarity between local authorities

70 years after the adoption of the Geneva Convention on Refugees, European asylum and migration policy is at an impasse. Yet the cities and municipalities in Europe are very willing to take in refugees. At the end of June, mayors from various European cities and municipalities met in Palermo at the "From the Sea to the City" conference to look for solidarity-based solutions to the humanitarian...

"From the Sea to the City - A Conference of Cities for a Europe of Solidarity"

On 25 and 26 June, mayors from all over Europe will come together with civil society actors in Palermo for a conference of cities for a Europe of solidarity and propose solutions for the reception of refugees.

Save the date! Conference "From the Sea to the City"

We are happy to finally announce the date of our joint conference! The conference is organised by From the Sea to the City, a European civil society network in cooperation with the cities of Palermo and Potsdam.
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