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"Democracy is manual labour"

In an interview with Deutschlandfunk, BGP Managing Director Daphne Büllesbach discusses the "state of health" of European democracy.

How German parties position themselves on the distribution and reception of asylum seekers

What do the German parties, which belong to different political groups in the EU Parliament, think about issues of intra-European solidarity and the distribution of people seeking protection? We asked them.

Re:Match - Relocation via Matching enters its second phase

Following the successful Re:Match pilot phase in 2024, we are now looking forward to starting the second phase together with Right to Protection!

Relocations are part of the solution, new camps are not!

At the beginning of April, the European Parliament voted in favour of the reform of the Common European Asylum System, thereby sealing that this reform will become law. The European Commission and the member states will work out the implementation plans in the coming months. We, and many others, are currently working intensively on ideas, strategies and tools to help us navigate these new conditions.
A banner for the blog entry "Re:Match project: First relocation & admission via matching successful!" from July 2023 for a migration project of the Berlin Governance Platform.

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

With the help of an algorithm-supported process, we successfully matched and relocated a group of 26 Ukrainian asylum seekers from Poland with the German municipalities this week.
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.  
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.
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