Posts Tagged “Glasgow”

Asylum and refugee projects shortlisted for Liberty award

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Asylum and refugee projects shortlisted for Liberty award

Residents of the small Welsh market town of Narberth have been shortlisted for Liberty’s 2017 Human Rights Awards. Croeso Arberth and the people of Narberth have been nominated “for their work to provide a safe haven for refugee families fleeing war and terror”. As a community they were unwilling to stand by and watch the…

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‘Hidden Stories’ film screenings in Glasgow (GRAMNet)

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‘Hidden Stories’ film screenings in Glasgow (GRAMNet)

The Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet) film club programme for 2015/6 (PDF) is taking the theme of ‘Hidden Stories’ to bring ‘the often untold, surprising knowledge of migratory movements intro view’. The screenings are held in the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) and are followed by question and answer sessions. The audience is invited to congregate in the…

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Talk: The Syria Refugee Situation – sign of a new world disorder? (17 May in Glasgow)

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Talk: The Syria Refugee Situation – sign of a new world disorder? (17 May in Glasgow)

On Tuesday 17 May, the UNHCR’s head of policy development and evaluation services Ewen Macleod is speaking at the University of Glasgow in the Sir Charles Wilson Building (1 University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ). The Syria Refugee Situation – sign of a new world disorder? Ewen has been employed by the United Nations and the…

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About … Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

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About … Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

The Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet) brings together researchers and practitioners, NGOs and policy makers working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland. The network is currently funded by The University of Glasgow. Across the UK, the City of Glasgow is host to the largest population of refugees and asylum seekers under the…

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Refuweegee – embraced by the people of Glasgow upon arrival in the city

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Refuweegee – embraced by the people of Glasgow upon arrival in the city

Refuweegee is a community-led project set up to ensure that all refugees arriving in Glasgow are welcomed to the city in true Glaswegian style. Selina, a working Mum in Glasgow watched the news about the refugee crisis and the Hungarian border closing and decided to get involved. People were, and still are, fleeing their homes…

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