you are welcome

YOU ARE WELCOME is a collaborative project of 13 partner organisations which endeavours to connect new arrivals, third country nationals residing and native citizens. The aim of WELCOME is to deconstruct the process of migrants’ stigmatization, help communities involved overcome stereotypes and develop counter narratives for more accurate perceptions of migrants and refugees stemming in participating countries, especially in the UK, Central Europe and countries along the Balkan-route.

The project is supported by:

Strand 2: Democratic engagement and civic participation 2.2: Network of Towns

YOU ARE WELCOME: European Network for Integration of Refugees at Local Level and Combating Hate Speech

start date: 01/03/2017 – end date: 31/12/2018



1)  Jugend- & Kulturprojekt e.V., Dresden (DE) – Lead partner

2)  Municipality of Dresden (DE)

3)  Memorare Pacem e.V., Dresden (DE)

4)  Glaser Jakab Foundation, Budapest (HU)

5)  Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council, Oldham (UK)

6)  Othernessproject, Helsingor (DK)

7)  Civil Centre for Sustainable Development – EGRI, Kriva Palanka (MK)

8)  Institute for Regional Development, o.p.s., Prague (CZ)

9)  AddArt NGO, Thessaloniki (GR)

10) Municipality of Thessaloniki (GR)



In English:

På dansk:


1st TRANSNATIONAL MEETING: April 2017, Dresden

Talks and presentations by:

Christian Bart, representative of the Municipality of Dresden

Myrto-Helena Pertsinidi, coordinator of the project

Sarah Haubold

Marie Neumann, student of Sociology

Felix Müller 

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photos by Olga Yocheva



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