Joris Niggemeier

Das Progressive Zentrum
Operative Team

Intern at Das Progressive Zentrum. Studied Public Administration (B.A.) and European Public Administration (B.Sc.) at Muenster and Enschede university. Graduate student of Political Science in Muenster with a focus on political communication. Gained practical experiences at MAIS NRW, at IfPol Muenster, at municipial election campaigns and as president of the university student parliament.



Migration & Integration Spain Analysis

Europe: Act now!

Spanish Commission for Refugees (CEAR) 2016 Report on the Situation of refugees in Spain and Europe17 November 2016
©Juan Carlos Mohr

Within its 2016 report, CEAR displays the extent of global forced displacement and the search for asylum, especially within the European Union. CEAR criticises the EU-Turkey agreement and presents own policy proposals for the European Union and the Spanish government.


Migration&Integration Spain Analysis

CEAR: Towards a Dignified Life

Report on Discrimination and Persecution on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity2 January 2017
© CEphoto, Uwe Aranas / CC BY-SA 3.0

Within this report, CEAR (The Spanish Commission for Refugees) examines the situation of LGBT refugees both within Spain as their host-country and within their countries of origin. The analysis depicts the hardships of refugees that have to experience intersectional discrimination, stemming both from discrimination on the basis of ethnicity and discrimination due to their gender identity and sexual orientation.