Video: Social innovation for refugee inclusion

Francesa Lionetti previews a two day conference opening today in Brussels, which examines new approaches to the sustainable integration of refugees.

Podcast: “There is no refugee crisis,” says Strasbourg deputy mayor Nawel Rafik-Elmrini

“Hosting and integrating refugees with dignity is very important for us,” says Nawel Rafik-Elmrini. “If we don’t do it, it means that we as Europeans lose our own dignity.

Paris conference examines the plight of migrant children in Europe

One in three of the migrants and asylum seekers crossing between Greece and Turkey is a child. Last year, an estimated 300,000 children arrived in Europe, fleeing war, traumatised by violence and death and seeking refuge.

Nils Muižnieks: European countries must prioritise migrant integration

Governments should focus on achieving the long-term goal of integrating successfully the one million migrants who arrived in Europe last year, according the Commissioner for Human Rights.

Video: Tomáš Boček – A human rights view of the EU-Turkey ‘migration deal’

In this video, Tomáš Boček, the Council of Europe’s Special Representative on Migration and Refugees, reviews the EU-Turkey accord and analyses how Greece and Turkey are coping with their responsibilities under the terms of the deal.