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Oriol Amorós i March

21/06/2016
Secretary for Equality, Citizenship and Migration of the Labor Department. Catalan government
  • ACUP: On June 20 is the World Refugee Day. What is the balance of the current situation of the reception of refugees in Catalonia?
    OA: It is a situation of frustration because Catalonia and the Catalan society wants to host but the Spain government doesn't have an open doors policy and neither has the resources necessary to do so.
  • ACUP: What role do the Catalan Universities have to play on the refugee crisis?
    OA: First of all I have to thank the Catalan universities because they are currently developing various initiatives of solidarity from the standpoint of awareness, preparation and they plan free enrollment for refugees. Even there are universities that are considering to reserve seats for refugees. Secondly there is also the distance learning option as a means to offer the possibility to study for those who have seen their ca... [read more]