You Are Welcome is all about deconstructing stereotypes and breaking down the barriers that separate refugees and immigrants from their new local communities and from carrying on with their lives. Being a refugee isn't a choice and its a label that is often the first and only thing people notice when they meet a refugee. … Continue reading Yusra Mardini, a young refugee, finds safety in her new home
From all at You Are Welcome, wherever you are, whatever you are doing today, we wish you a Happy Easter!
In November 2008 the Council of Europe launched a guide on Hate Speech with the aim of clarifying this concept. Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights says that “everyone has the right to freedom of expression”, including the “freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without … Continue reading Hate Speech. An old phenomenon, a relatively new term.
We hear a lot about a refugee crisis and migration trends in Europe today, but sometimes its difficult to know what these terms actually means and news sources aren't always so clear about them either. The good news is that there is a lot of information out there, if you know where to look. This … Continue reading The basics about human movement, refugees and refugee law
Racism is a problem that unfortunately still plagues European society today. Among the most regrettable and disheartening examples are, of course, the rise of extreme right wing parties, the growth of racist and neo-fascist attitudes and the stigmatisation and mistreatment of refugees and asylum seekers. However, many initiatives have been developed to combat the rise … Continue reading European Action Week Against Racism 2018
Have a look of what people think of each other when it comes to multicultural co-existing in their countries - our partner organizations in Germany and Denmark already finished the analysis of their survey's answers and put up first results!
Finally, all the weekend's happening from our 2nd Transnational Meeting are uploaded here on the project's website: THESSALONIKI! It's been a very valuable meeting of all the partner organizations! We got to know our new partner - CID from Macedonia, found out about the latest outcomes and events in each country and realized the implementation … Continue reading 2nd Transnational Meeting in Thessaloniki (Nov. 2017)
After more than a year of planning, meeting, discussing and organizing, we are happy to show your our first photos and short texts about local campaigns and workshops! But don't think it's over: most of our partners are now in their finale phase of organization and will conduct their workshops in the near future - … Continue reading Have a look at our campaigns & workshop
Finally, the forms of the survey have been finalised for each country involved in the project. As we still conduct the survey online, if you are interested in the topic of the survey you can fill out the form. If you live in one of the countries involved, you can click on the link and … Continue reading HOW WE VIEW EACH OTHER – Survey
Soon, the project will release its first outcome: a survey, discussed and finalized by all partners of the YOU ARE WELCOME - project. The survey will help gathering and collecting opinions, thoughts and attitudes of people residing in Europe, with or without a migration background. The survey will be conducted in all countries involved, both … Continue reading Survey is coming soon!