Link to IETM report which "highlights key areas where cultural interventions lead to tangible benefits, and emphasises the importance of a further tier of cultural projects that do not simply engage newcomers, refugees and migrants, but foster interaction and dialogue with wider European society."
Translation: Kids, refugees, questions
A video in which British children and child refugees ask and answer questions about the refugee crisis.....
Palestinian artist Mahmoud Hourani's silent play aims to discover why refugees are risking everything to reach Europe.
European Union governments’ policy responses to migration undermine refugee protection and human rights and diminish the EU’s moral standing, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
A podcast on the situation for LGBT refugees in Norway. - Anyone seeking asylum on the basis of LGBTI are faced with a demand from the Norwegian authorities that they must reflect carefully around their sexual identity. Who they are and who they will be. Many are connecting LGBTI with shame and stigma, and do not always want to explain the reason when they seek asylum. When they are rejected by the UDI, and information about their identity appears in the complaint to UNE, they are not believed, says Kaja Glenne Lund.
Translation: Asylum seeking children in Norway returned
They lived in Norway for over four years. The government said that these children should be moved backward in return queue. In 2014 they were still picked up by police and sent out of the country. Minister of Justice Anders Anundsen apologized to Parliament that the police had been misinformed about which children and families should be first in the return queue. He did not mention that he himself had received detailed statistics every month that showed children who were sent out.
Article (and photographs) outlining a project where children who had travelled as refugees recreated images from their real life stories on theatre sets for a photo journalism project.
Article - including a number of video interviews with children - exploring the experience for asylum seekers living in the ‘Direct Provision’ system in Ireland which is the system used while processing asylum seekers claims for refugee status.
Story of the ‘Good Chance Theatre’ in the Jungle camp in Calais. How it came about, who supported it, why it was needed.
Translation: “Cottonball” kids might get anxiety disorders
Over protective parents can be a contributing cause of anxiety in children, says Ellen Beate Sandseter. Sandseter is a college lecturer in physical education and doctoral candidate in psychology at Queen Maud Institute in Trondheim, Norway. She is delivering doctoral about how children experience risky play.