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What does integration look like on the local and regional levels? The photo contest ‘Integration through your lens’ provides curious glimpses into integration projects and initiatives carried out across the EU. EWSI publishes the winning photo and other honorable mentions. All photos below were exhibited during the Go local: Supporting regions, cities and rural areas in migrants’ inclusion conference, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs, and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) on 3 December 2019 in Brussels.

See more photos, including the winning entry, here


‘Zeru zeru’

Credit: Marco Ricorda

Being albino in Nigeria doesn't just mean having a different skin pigmentation – it means risking discrimination, mutilation and death. Victims are called "zeru zeru", or "invisible".

Marco Ricoda published the story in a local newspaper to help the local community understand what pushes migrants to risk their lives in detention in Libya and across the Mediterranean.


‘Cricket by the tents’

Credit: Sabela González