The current movement of displaced migrants and refugees has been characterised as a ‘migration crisis’. The aim of the GLIMER project is to work towards innovative solutions that will help European cities and regions facilitate the long term inclusion of displaced people in a way that remakes local spaces.
Our goal is to generate theoretically informed but empirically grounded data that is able, through best practice sharing and reporting, to inform and collaborate with policy-makers and stakeholders on how workable approaches can be found to the mutual integration of displaced migrants and refugees, but in a manner that re-makes local spaces.
Inspired by the success of ‘welcoming cities’ in southern Italy, we work with refugee groups, civil society groups, local authorities, businesses and others in order to support sustainable urban development and the successful remaking of the local by different communities.
The GLIMER consortium consists of partners from Italy, Cyprus, the UK and Sweden. Across the team, members have significant expertise in conceptual research on integration, citizenship and local level mechanisms of migrant and refugee integration.
GLIMER Project Summary Newsletter
Open research evidence for good public policies on asylum, refuge and migration could not be more valuable if we are to overcome what is closed by political rhetoric. The GLIMER team is therefore delighted to share the final summary of our project.
Spanning key social domains across Scotland, Sweden, Italy and Cyprus, GLIMER has generated research to help European cities and regions facilitate the long-term inclusion of displaced people in a way that remakes local spaces.
We hope you enjoy reading this curation of GLIMER's outputs, events, news and more.
GLIMER is delighted to announce the launch of our project film, 'GLIMER (Governance and the Local Integration of Migrants and Europe’s Refugees)', illustrating our findings on accommodation, language provision, labour market integration and gender inequality across our case studies of asylum seekers and refugees in Scotland, Sweden, Italy and Cyprus, accessible via our GLIMER YouTube channel.
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The current ‘migration crisis’ presents openings as well as challenges.
The aim of GLIMER is to generate research that will help European cities and regions facilitate the long term inclusion of displaced people in a way that remakes local spaces.