Tuesday 13 October 2020 19:00 until 20:30
Organised by Justice and Peace

Reframing the Migration Debate: Towards Community-Based Sponsorship and Safe Pathways for Refugees.

The migration debate in Europe often focuses solely on halting irregular migration and on the success or failure of integration policies. With one percent of the world population currently displaced, too little attention is paid to the fact that refugees often don’t have the possibility to reach countries through legal and safe pathways. Civilian communities and organisations across the world have therefore come up with new ways to enable these much-needed pathways and to take the lead in the resettlement and welcoming of refugees.

During this interactive virtual debate, people involved will speak about the concrete solutions that have been devised in Canada and Italy. Justice and Peace will then discusses why it is developing the first Dutch variant of community-based sponsorship through its Samen Hier (Together Here) programme.

Would you like to know more about community-based sponsorship and safe pathways? And do you want to contribute to the welcoming of refugees in your community? Join and take action! #CommunitiesintheLead  #RefugeeRights

This event will be held online via Crowdcast. The event is free, and everyone is welcome to join!