Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion: Sowing Innovation in the Cracks of C...
Friday, July 16, 2021

The fourth conference of the Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion (SI4RI) builds on previous editions in 2016, 2017 and 2019. .. read more..

Setting up a local integration strategy – Stakeholder involvement and ownership
Monday, June 14, 2021

The European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions are organising the first event under their newly established Partnership on integration in the framework of the ‘Cities and regions for integration of migrants’ network. .. read more..

Migration and the EU: Multi-level governance as a solution
Monday, June 14, 2021

The webinar, organised by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) together with the European Parliament research service (EPRS) and the Austrian Institute for federalism, aims to highlight the current challenges in relation to migration and integration policies in the EU, and propose a soluti... .. read more..

Building a meaningful and functioning New Pact on migration and asylum
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

On 19 May, this virtual conference will take stock of the situation 8 months after the presentation of the New Pact on migration and asylum and exchange views on how to build a meaningful and functioning pact. .. read more..

New Pact on migration and asylum
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising a virtual hearing on the new Pact on migration and asylum, with the aim to provide an understanding of the key elements of the pact and evaluate its impact on the European migration and asylum framework. .. read more..

Special European Council
Thursday, September 24, 2020

On 1 and 2 October, EU leaders will meet in Brussels to discuss foreign affairs, in particular relations with Turkey and the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean. The leaders are also expected to address relations with China, the situation in Belarus and the poisoning of Alexei Navalny. The sin... .. read more..

EMN annual conference : Towards an effective asylum and migration management
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Every year, the European Migration Network (EMN) organises two conferences in cooperation with the current Presidency of the Council of the EU. .. read more..

Young people, migration and the demographic crisis in the Western Balkans
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Demographic change and above all rising emigration rates have become a growing problem in the Western Balkan countries over the last few years. Germany is one of the main destination countries for skilled and non-skilled workers. Like the destination country governments, we have an interest in en... .. read more..

The impact of COVID-19 in voluntary return and reintegration programmes: best...
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

In order to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on voluntary return and reintegration programmes, the German Federal Ministry of the interior, building and community (BMI) and the German Federal Ministry for economic cooperation and development (BMZ) are organising this online workshop, a... .. read more..

Best practices in diversity management and the future of EU diversity policie...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

In an exploratory opinion requested by the German Presidency of the Council of the EU, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) sets out ‘diversity management’ measures for ensuring that migrants and ethnic minorities are better included in and integrated into the workplace and society. .. read more..

Video conference of ministers of home affairs
Friday, April 24, 2020

EU ministers responsible for home affairs will hold a videoconference to discuss the state of play and way forward on the response to COVID-19 in the area of home affairs. They will also be informed about the state of play and current challenges with regard to migration. .. read more..

6th European Migration Forum
Monday, March 23, 2020

The European Migration Forum – the dialogue platform on migration, asylum and migrant integration - will meet for the sixth time in June 2020. .. read more..

CANCELLED - High Level Conference on Migration
Friday, March 13, 2020

Given the urgency of the issue of migration in recent years, a high-level conference on migration will be held during Croatia's EU Presidency. .. read more..

Syria: IV Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region
Monday, March 9, 2020

The Brussels IV Conference will be an opportunity to gather all relevant actors to effectively address the current situation, offer continued support to UN efforts for a comprehensive political solution to the Syrian conflict, mobilise necessary financial support for Syria and neighbouring countr... .. read more..

Climate refugees
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The event about environmental migration aims to provide an understanding of the challenges at hand and their impact, as well as proposing policy solutions. .. read more..

Human Rights and Migration. The role of Trade Unions
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Applications for international protection continue to increase, with around 587000 asylum ones in the EU, after the peak of 1.3 million applicants in 2015. Alongside, figures, stories and pictures of thousands of dead migrants and asylum seekers in the Mediterranean waters are still fresh in memory. .. read more..

Citizens’ dialogue in Athens with Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos
Monday, November 18, 2019

Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for migration, home affairs and citizenship, will discuss internal and external security challenges in Europe with citizens in Athens, Greece. .. read more..

International solidarity conference on the Venezuelan refugee and migrant crisis
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The European Union, together with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organisation for Migration, will co-host this international solidarity conference on the Venezuelan refugee and migrant crisis. .. read more..

11th eu-LISA industry roundtable – Towards practical implementation on the ne...
Friday, October 4, 2019

The European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA) will host its 11th industry roundtable event on 17 October in Tallinn. .. read more..

Hand in hand: Social and economic inclusion of newcomers
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The public hearing will focus on various aspects related to social and economic inclusion of third country nationals and will feature two panel debates and a speech. .. read more..

Integration of migrants and refugees in small territories: a factor for local...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR), in partnership with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC), the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), the S... .. read more..

Identifying vulnerabilities in Spain
Thursday, March 14, 2019

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), together with the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the UN Refugee Agency, is organising a workshop in Cadiz - a region with a very high number of migrants and asylum seekers arriving by sea. .. read more..

Exchanging experiences on age assessments
Thursday, February 14, 2019

The European Agency for fundamental rights (FRA) and the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) are organising a roundtable on age assessments in Madrid, Spain. The event is organised in the framework of the ongoing revision of the national protocol on unaccompanied children in Spain. .. read more..

Conference on diaspora public policies
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

This conference aims at capitalising on the cultural, economic, social, and educational contributions that Romanians, as well as nationals of others countries with large diasporas, have made to the development of EU countries. .. read more..

Expert meeting on combatting human trafficking and incentives for return
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Free movement of people in the EU has led an increasing number of Romanians to travel or settle in the countries of the EU. It has also given leaders and experts from States with large diaspora an opportunity to debate ways of re-engage citizens in their countries of origin on the socio-professio... .. read more..

Social innovation for refugee inclusion: a sense of home
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The 3rd edition of the ‘Social innovation for refugee inclusion’ seminar, organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), follows up from 2 previous events in 2016 and 2017. .. read more..

5th European Migration Forum
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The European Commission and the European Social and Economic Committee (EESC) are co-hosting the 5th edition of the European Migration Forum. .. read more..

Citizens' dialogue in Komotini with Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for migration, home affairs and citizenship, will discuss the future of Europe, and more specifically European migration and security solutions for the future, with citizens in Komotini, Greece. .. read more..

Working together for migrant integration – Conference of the Urban Agenda Par...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

For the past three years, the Urban Agenda Partnership on the inclusion of migrants and refugees has brought together cities, national administrations, European institutions and civil society organisations to provide recommendations and put in place concrete actions to promote migrants integration. .. read more..

Data challenge on integration of migrants in cities (D4I) – final workshop
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The aim of the Data challenge on integration of migrants in cities (D4I) is to stimulate research on various aspects of the integration of migrants at local level. .. read more..

Multinational workshop – human smuggling / trafficking in human beings (THB)
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The main aim of the workshop is to find ways to improve worldwide information exchange, best practices and bilateral and multilateral cooperation concerning combating human smuggling and trafficking in human beings (THB). .. read more..

Citizens’ dialogue in Nicosia with Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, will discuss the future of Europe with citizens in Nicosia, Cyprus, with a particular focus on migration and security. .. read more..

High-level conference on migration management
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The European Parliament will host the conference on migration management ahead of the EU summit to launch a platform for regular dialogue between all actors involved. It will address responsibility sharing among Member States, ensuring a stable and secure environment both in and at the external b... .. read more..

6th Western Balkans civil society forum
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising its 6th Western Balkans civil society forum. The main topics on the agenda will be the role of civil society organisations in promoting sustainable growth and employment, migration in the Western Balkans, freedom of expression and me... .. read more..

Launch event: EU skills profile tool for third country nationals
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The EU skills profile tool is meant to support early identification of the skills of refugees, migrants and other third country nationals and has been developed by the Commission. .. read more..

Peer Learning Seminar for Member States and Commission on Democracy, Youth an...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

This peer learning activity will focus on innovative youth work approaches as a recognised and value added tool for cross-sectoral cooperation in supporting young people's transition to adulthood and the world of work. The activity will bring together policy makers, practitioners and relevant sta... .. read more..

Civil society support for refugees and migrants
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

This European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) event will focus on the response of European civil society to the insecure situation of migrants and refugees trying to reach Europe. The focus will be on two issues: preventing the criminalisation of humanitarian assistance and introducing human... .. read more..

Conference ‘Supporting the future of Syria and the region’
Friday, March 31, 2017

The European Union will host this conference, co-chaired with the United Nations and with the governments of Germany, Kuwait, Norway, Qatar and the United Kingdom. .. read more..

Regions' debate: Reflecting on the future of Europe
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

This is the first ‘Reflecting on Europe’ debate jointly supported by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the Italian Conference of Presidents of Regional Parliaments in the context of the mentioned CoR campaign ‘Reflecting on Europe’. .. read more..

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