28 February 2014: “An anti-European wind is blowing, and the Dublin System is an anti-European measure” said CIR’s Director Christopher Hein in an interview published by the weekly “Left” by Tiziana Barillà.
Read the interview on Left’s website (in Italian):
27 February 2014: On the occasion of Italy’s new government’s inauguration, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) called the Executive’s attention to the serious considions of reception and integration for asylum seekers and refugees in Italy. UNHCR reaffirmed the importance of accomplishing structural reforms of the reception system through the introduction of measures to support social inclusion in order to fill the serious gaps that currently force many beneficiaries of international protection to live in marginalized and miserable conditions.
24 February 2014: The October 3rd Committee is hosting a meeting in Rome at 5:00 p.m. on March 3rd at Piazza Campidoglio, Sala della Protomoteca on the topic “Beyond the Border: Reception for Female Migrants”, sponsored by the City of Rome.
23 February 2014: Samin, a 22 year old Afghani, has obtained protection in Italy and thanks to the support of the “Re-LAB” Project, has opened a small business in Rome. Samin describes his dramatic voyage in an interview broadcast on RAI Tg3 Lazio during the program “Il Settimanale” (The Weekly).
19 February 2014: The Sophia Cooperative, in collaboration with Se.F.a.P, extends an open invitation to the presentation of the book “Stronzo Nero” (“Black Bastard”) by Catarina Amodio and Mor Amar, a young political refugee from Mauritania, which will take place on 23 February 2014 at 17:00 at the auditorium of the San Giovanni Battista de la Salle parish on Via dell’Orsa Minore, 59, in Rome.
18 February 2014: On February 12th CIR’s new President Roberto Zaccaria was interviewed by the “Elle Esse” program on CGIL’s Radio Articolo 1 (online/on air) discussing many topics, from the recent referendum in Switzerland, to Article 10 of the Constitution on the right to asylum, from the proposed comprehensive law on asylum developed in part by CIR, to the issue of citizenship.