Dear fellows at PCDN. I'd like to share with you a report on a project on immigration at the community level that was designed and run by the Red Cross in Akranes, Iceland with financial contribution…Continue
I'm documenting the story of an asylum seeker, Ibrahem Faraj, who has an intersting story to tell. Ibrahem arrived in Iceland in July 2002 after a long journey from Libya, where he had discovered that he was on Gaddafi’s black list for criticizing the government.
Ibrahem was in his mid-twenteies, alone and afraid when he arrived in Iceland and received cold welcomes from immigration authorities. Out of fear that revealing his identity would put himself and his family back in…Continue
I'm preparing a booklet to introduce pilot projects on immigration and integration in the municipality of Akranes, Iceland The projects are based on a trans sector approach (national/local authorities and civil society) shared responsibilities, collaboration and post-modern theories about culture and society.
I've put toghether this list of statements bout integration and would value your comments.
I've recently come across two interesting articles that indicate that the policies and politics currently being carried out by the West in the Middle East is counter productive. One is on the use of drones in Yemen (…Continue
I‘ve been thinking a lot about idenity and narratives in connection to the Muslim protests taking place around the world these days. I‘ve red articles, watched videos, listened to radio programs and spoken to people in my community. People hava different opinions, of course, but the one thing I‘ve noticed is that the narrative and peoples idientity is essential to what stand they take – and how strongly they feel about it. Not very surprising when you think of it, but then one thinks again…Continue