Schuman Centre Christmas Swap Market 2019

The by now traditional Christmas Swap Market of the Robert Schuman Centre has raised 230 EUR for the EUI Refugee Initiative! This is absolutely amazing and we thank everybody, especially the organisers, for swapping and donating in support of our Initiative. The money will be used to cover special medical expenses, and allow for additional […]

Fundraiser: Photo Exhibition ‘Walking with the Caravan: Central American Exodus of 2018’

The Schuman Centre raised 200 EUR from the sale of the photographs of the exhibition ‘Walking with the Caravan: Central American Exodus of 2018’ which was displayed at the Schuman Centre in the framework of Luigi Achilli’s Marie Curie research project ‘MAPS – Migrants and People Smugglers’. The photographs were taken by the Brazilian photographer […]

Theatre Workshop with Officine Cavane

On 15 March 2019, the EUI Refugee Initiative organised a theatre workshop at the EUI together with the Italian cooperative Officine Cavane. It is a unique community based in the countryside near San Miniato, Pisa, where more than 40 asylum seekers live and take part in creative workshops and the fostering of the shared space. […]

Le Dimanche à Cavane, C’est Le Jour de l’Amitié

(Italian version below) On Sunday 27 January, a small delegation from the EUI Refugee Initiative (EUIRI) consisting of both volunteers and guests of the project headed to San Miniato (Pisa), precisely to Cavane, situated in Pisa’s industrial plain. Cavane is a small treasure in this wasteland, an excellent outcome of the combined effort between local […]