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Refugees: More than 100 mayors call on states to keep their promises

Sep 28, 2016 | News

(08 July 2016) – Mayors, local and regional leaders from all over Europe are uniting around the Council of European Municipalities and Regions’ (CEMR) call to urge Member States to keep their promises on asylum and integration policy.

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To this day, the call is supported by the mayors of Athens, Bucharest, Brussels, Lesbos, Munich, Paris, Santander and Vienna, among others, as well as by the Presidents of 23 local and regional government associations and more than 120 local and regional elected representatives.

This call was strengthened by an online petition that CEMR just launched to engage local and regional leaders, as well as the general public.

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