19 Jun 2019
This Journal accompanies Curing the Limbo in its past half year of progress. By giving an account of the main activities and achievements of each project component, the second issue explores the challenges of building a coherent project consortium by developing a common working routine, as well as the dynamics of launching activities and engaging with shifting circumstances in the constantly changing environment of Athens.
31 May 2018
When the UIA Initiative was officially launched in 2015, the media headlines all over Europe were reporting dramatic stories of tens of thousands of refugees arriving in desperate conditions on the shores of Greece, Italy and Spain. With the majority of newly arrived refugees moving north and settling in the major urban areas mainly in Austria, Germany, Sweden and Netherlands, it appeared clear that their first welcome and, more importantly, their long term inclusion would have been an urban challenge, with municipalities called to act as frontrunners.