Leoluca Orlando: mayor of Palermo

In his function as mayor of Palermo Leoluca Orlando was once known for fighting the maffia. Now, in his fourth term as mayor, he is about fighting something else. With migrants arriving in numbers greater than a lot of authorities could imagine , he - and the Parliament of Migrants, his solution to giving a voice to migrants living in Palermo, who don't have rights to vote, proposed the Palermo Charter. Based on the assumption "mobility is a human right" the charter would do away with notions of "illegality" or "sans papiers". You can find the Charter here https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/our_work/ICP/IDM/2015_CMC/Sessio.... Read some more backgrounds and see some interviews with the major here: https://precarioustrajectories.wordpress.com/2016/03/21/palermo-open-cit.... And yes, some introduction on leoluca Orlando here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leoluca_Orlando

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For some reason this link didn't work for me, but I think I found a direct link to the pdf here: 


https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/our_work/ICP/IDM/2015_CMC/Sessio...

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