Barcelona Mayor Stands UP for Refugee Rights

Written by Laia Ortiz | Published on: December 16, 2016
'Migrants are here, they are living, and we have to guarantee their human rights'

Laia Ortiz discusses how Barcelona is trying to forge its own progressive integration policy for refugees, despite the constraints put on it by the Spanish government and the European Union.



Laia Ortiz is the Deputy Mayor for Social Rights at the City of Barcelona, and a close ally of Mayor Ada Colau. She discusses how Barcelona is trying to forge its own progressive integration policy for refugees, despite the constraints put on it by the Spanish government and the European Union.

Laia Ortiz is the Deputy Mayor for Social Rights at the City of Barcelona.

Courtesy: The Conversation