Recommendations for improving cities' use of and access to integration funding

Cities in arrival, transit and destination countries in Europe are in a central position regarding the social, humanitarian and financial challenges caused by migration. For various reasons, cities continue to encounter problems in accessing EU funds for integration.

The Partnership on the Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees has adopted recommendations on better access to funding. The paper describes existing barriers in cities' access to EU funds for integration and gives recommendations for better access to integration funding in the post-2020 programming period.