EUROCITIES statement on asylum in cities

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publication date
12-05-2015
document type
policy publication

European cities located in arrival, transit and destination countries are experiencing the social, humanitarian and financial challenges of the current asylum crisis. On 13 May, we published our political statement on asylum. Our statement was developed by our working group migration and integration with input from all social affairs forum working groups. We stress the important role European cities play in receiving and integrating asylum seekers, refugees and other beneficiaries of protection. We call for a comprehensive EU migration policy that recognises the challenges faced by cities and local level solutions.

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EUROCITIES staff contact

Thomas Jezequel
Thomas.Jezequel@eurocities.eu