The Belgian city of Mechelen has improved efforts to defeat radicalization in migrant communities. The EU relocation program of refugees has expired and Italy has introduced a digital map to locate migrant aid initiatives. This and more in today's roundup.
Belgian city of Mechelen improves integration: Many of the suspects in European terrorist attacks have come from marginalized communities in Belgium. In the face of radicalization, the city of Mechelen has successfully embraced integration. Adrian Breda reports. Click here to read more.
'Relocation should continue until new Dublin rules': EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos spoke in an interview with ANSA about what member states should do between the official expiration of relocation program on September 26. He also discussed reforms to the Dublin regulation. Click here to read more.
EU relocation scheme end to mixed reviews: The EU relocation program for refugees has officially ended, falling considerably short of the goals it had set out to achieve. What does this mean for migrants in the EU? Click to read more.
Welcomaps, the interactive map of migrant reception in Italy: Welcomaps is a participatory platform that maps out positive initatives for migrants in Italy and gives visibility to "virtuous examples of integration." The project is an interactive map showing migrant reception programs in the country, with the goal of sharing best practices in integration. Click here to read more.
'On my own' focuses on plight of underage migrants: Underage migrants who are traveling alone or have been separated from their parents often prefer to lie about their age and trus traffickers because counting on the hosting country is often not convenient, according to the research 'On My Own' carried out by experts from the Mixed Migration Platform. Click here to read more.
Italian lyricist launches fair trade project to help migrants in their countries: In Italy, a fair trade project launched by one of the country's most important lyricists, Mogol, aims to produce organic crops in Africa to give jobs and futures in migrant countries of origin. Click here to read more.