Europe should Voluntary admission of refugees by cities and municipalities with a Investment initiative strengthen. Additional funding should give local authorities more room for manoeuvre. Those municipalities that are prepared to take in refugees should be able to cover the costs of reception and integration directly from a European Development and Integration Fund be reimbursed. Municipalities wishing to take on more responsibility would thus have the financial means to do so. As an additional incentive, they should also receive the same amount of funding for their own Municipal development receive. This could revitalise the cities and municipalities not only economically, but also culturally, as funds would be available for cultural projects, for example.
This concept sketches out how such a Fund could be financed.
At a later stage, this concept also gave rise to a Legal opinionyou will find this here.