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Is the Plan Einstein (U-RLP) project contributing to the creation of a new narrative on the reception of refugees?

UIA Expert Daniel de Torres has zoomed into the U-RLP project (better known in Utrecht as the Plan Einstein project). As he writes: “Perceptions and attitudes play an important role in addressing complex issues, such as migration and diversity management. In this Zoom-in, we focus specifically on local policies in the reception of asylum-seekers and refugees. How public attitudes are formed and what factors influence them is a very complex issue that exceeds the objectives of this report. However, it is relevant to point out some ideas to assess whether at local level -and especially from innovative projects such as the Plan Einstein (U-RLP) in Utrecht- it is possible to contribute to the creation of new narratives that have an impact on public attitudes.”

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Daniel De Torres, UIA expert
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Urban Innovative Actions
Programme/Initiative
2014-2020

The Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) is a European Union initiative that provided funding to urban areas across Europe to test new and unproven solutions to urban challenges. The initiative had a total ERDF budget of €372 million for 2014-2020.

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