Policy roundtable 12: Sanctuary and refuge cities

While States build walls and fences, cities and towns are welcoming refugees and providing spaces of sanctuary to undocumented residents. Here we’ll discuss the role of cities and towns in challenging the rise of the far right and how local governments and social movements can work to protect human rights and forge inclusive, non-ethnocentric identities.

Ignasi Calvó, Coordinator of the Refuge City Plan, Barcelona, Spain
Liora Danan, Chief Of Staff at NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, New York City
Daniel Gutierrez, Interventionistische Linke, Berlin
Xristina Moschovidou, Omnes voluntary association, Kilkis, Greece
Amélie Canonne, Emmaus International, Paris

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