Leaving your own birth land behind while facing a long and dangerous journey to escape from wars and poverty is not an easy experience. If even for an adult this can be traumatic, you can just imagine how can this affect a little child.
For World Refugee Day, our ESC volunteers Charlotte and Marcel wrote an article about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the migrant and refugee community.
In the weekend of the 12th of June, more than 25 cycling fanatics will be riding between 90 and 220 kilometers in the Catalan Pyrenees to raise funding and awareness for our MigraCode Barcelona program and the situation of our students. Donate now!
Since the end of The Second World War, the borders of global capitalism have been expanding until they have penetrated the most isolated places on the planet. Growth policies and extractivism have caused the degradation of our planet’s biodiversity and they have diluted its effect on disease containment.
In the current situation, working is not easy for anyone, but from “La Caldera” we can confirm that we are satisfied with all the objectives which we have been accomplishing up to now within our project, despite the context. Despite having started with a certain delay due to the chaos generated by the current crisis, we were able to work in different areas of our project which we would like to highlight.
Project ¨Untold Stories¨ has started in August 2020. So far, the project has been very interesting for all the people involved. We had the opportunity to hear the story of around 30 people from 26 nationalities.
Prediction and management of migration are a major challenge for the European Union and also for many different stakeholder groups that provide resources and assistance to migrants along their journey. In order to develop better strategies and instruments among policy makers and practitioners in the field of migration, we still need a deeper understanding of this phenomenon.
From July 31, and until August 3, Eid al-Adha, better known as “the feast of sacrifice,” takes place. A sacred day for the Muslim religion and its faithful, which in its most sincere meaning represents submission to God and generosity for the poor.
We just published the 2019 Annual Report of Open Cultural Center Greece. In the report, you can find information regarding the organisation, its mission, objectives, and values.
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