Today is International Women’s Day. The UN says this is a day to both reflect upon the progress made and a call for action to further gender equality across the world. This year, International Women’s Day hopes to draw attention to the rights and activism of rural women in particular, …

Today students from the Inholland University of Applied Sciences visited us to hear about the project. They are in Maastricht for a week to learn about #hospitality. Being hospitable to one another is at the heart of what we do, making people feel invited and appreciated. Volunteers @lau_roar and @kimvst13 shared their experiences …

Phil Blades, a volunteer here at RPM, took part in last week’s Board Games Event. Here’s his take on the night! “On February 9th, we had our first event of the New Year. The event for that day was the Board Games Night and it was a great success! The InnBetween was …

Today, the Refugee Project Maastricht celebrates Zero Discrimination Day. This is an annual event which has been celebrated by the UN, WHO and others worldwide after being launched by UNAIDS in 2014. Discrimination based on race, age, gender, nationality, sexual orientation and religion is unfortunately still widespread in society. We …

Last Friday, the family of Refugee Project Maastricht concluded another wonderful event at the InnBetween: In celebration of the United Nation’s International Mother Language Day, we invited old and new friends of our community to a lovely Open-Mic afternoon that gave room to anyone who wanted to share his or …

Last Sunday, the Refugee Project Maastricht was invited by the great team of Het Geluid Maastricht and Muziektheater Transparant to see the show #TheChannel-CrossingBorders. We would like to thank you for this opportunity and for the great and thought provoking afternoon that this led to!

Today we were at the AZC Open Day in Maastricht! Every year, the Asylum Seeker Centres in the Netherlands organise an open day for the public to visit the facilities and get to know the people living there. Our team was there to re-introduce ourselves, meet our friends and make …

On Wednesday the 20th the Refugee Project Maastricht went to the #GiveAHome concert organised by Sofar Sounds Maastricht, Amnesty-Maastricht and AIMS – Amnesty International Maastricht Students. On this day, gigs around the world took place to show solidarity to refugees and bring people closer together. We were there to listen to the beautiful music, make new friends and …

The Refugee Project Maastricht went West Side Story at the Vrijthof! We watched this amazing film with live music by the Philharmonie Zuidnederland and it was fantastic! We had a great time and it was such a unique experience for all of us. Volunteers and refugees were in awe by …

On Wednesday we held our first Intercultural Picnic at the Stadspark Maastricht with our dear friends from Strasbourg Makers For Change! We had a great day with nice weather, football and conversations. We met a lot of new people and most importantly we connected with each other over ice tea …