Spain, and Europe, need a new story about migration – there is some recognition of this in Spain but it remains to be seen how the country will put this into practice. Spaniards are relatively open towards migration, but the policy challenge for their government should be to allay, and not provoke, fears of migrant invasion.
by Stefanie Claudia Müller
Sabrina Moh Abdelkader stands for a different muslim lifestyle. The young woman is a representative of the Social Democratic Central Government of Madrid in Melilla. In this position she is a kind of mediator of national interests. Her own story stands for many in Melilla, where converting is not a duty when women or men fall in love with different faiths. Sabrina Moh Abdelkader is divorced and remarried to a Christian. What might rather be a scandal in Germany in many Muslim circles is not a problem for her family: “I also brought a child from my first marriage into the second,” she says.
At the moment, refugees make up a significant portion of the EU’s population. The BBC shared a graph which indicates the number of refugee and migrant arrivals from 2014 to 2017 in Spain, Greece and Italy. Collectively, they make up more than a million individuals at the very least, and needless to say, it only shows a part of the whole picture.
by Jan Goller
Migrants and refugees are likely to have good general health, but they can be at risk of falling sick in transition or while staying in receiving countries due to poor living conditions or adjustments in their lifestyle. This is the main conclusion of the first “Report on the health of refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region” which was released by the WHO Regional Office for Europe.
Planet-Bpm.com interviews the founder of the listed “Homes & Holiday” real estate company with its headquarters in Mallorca. Is this vacation destination also a good place to work?
by Costanza Cerasi
Italy is known as one of the most incredible destinations in the world. It is always flooded with tourists who eagerly walk around the streets trying to absorb the beauty of its past. However, is there the possibility of a future in Italy?