Julia Maria Magdalen Hiltrop

African Night II

The EUI Refugee Initiative hosted its second edition of the African Night on Friday 2nd of March 2018. After welcoming guests from the Cooperativa il Cenacolo, Associazione Piuma and Caritas, the event kicked off with a screening of Abderrahmane Sissako’s film “Timbuktu”, followed by an aperitivo at Bar Fiasco. In contrast to the dismal weather […]

The EUI hosted the UISP initiative “Vengo a giocare da te”

On 18 February 2018 the EUI hosted a friendly football tournament organised in the framework of the initiative “Vengo a Giocare da te”, coordinated by UISP Firenze (Unione Italiana Sport per Tutti). Despite the gloomy weather, players from EUI Squadra Fantastica, CAS Oxfam, CAS Calenzano and CAS San Donnino did not lose their motivation and […]

EUI Refugee Initiative on Air

On 18 December 2017, in the framework of the International Migrants Day, our project was mentioned in “Onde Migranti”, a programme of Nova Radio, done by Carolina Mancini in collaboration with Arci Firenze. The episode was dedicated to Diop Mor, Samb Modou e Sogou Mor, victims of the massacre at Piazza Dalmazia in 2011. Among the […]

The EUI Refugee Initiative outside the EUI

Last year the EUI Refugee Initiative participated in various activities and movements in order to broaden the outreach of ideas and approaches of successful integration. We partook in putting together the White Paper on the Politics of Hospitality for Asylum Seekers and Refugees drawn up by the Region of Tuscany (the initiative’s hashtag: #AccoglienzaToscana). Here our participation in the […]

Football unites!

On 20 September 2017 the EUI Refugee Initiative organised a solidarity football match between the Squadra Fantastica, the EUI male football team composed of passionate EUI football players including our guests, and a team from Associazione Piuma ONLUS . The final score was secondary. The only thing that mattered was everybody having a great time. […]