Migrants, asylum seekers, refugees and regional economic development
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ERSA is proud to annouce the collaboration for the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) to be held in Brussels, Belgium on October 10 from 9:30 to 13:00.
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Europe is currently experiencing its worst global refugee crisis in recent history. The numbers of forcefully displaced populations have significantly increased with particular areas being mostly and disproportionally affected. This session considers ways in which European cities and regions can successfully address the challenge of hosting and integrating asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants, highlighting both the humanitarian imperatives as well as relevant socio-economic issues.